“Now Samuel did not yet know the Lord: The word of the Lord had not yet been revealed to him.” (1 Samuel 3:7) “And the Lord said to Samuel: ‘See, I … Continue reading Writing down the second revelation
“I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them;I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth.These are the things … Continue reading You don’t say? You didn’t say. You didn’t know.
“I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel I preached is not of human origin. I did not receive it from any man, nor was I taught it; rather, I … Continue reading Uncovering the truth
“This is the covenant I will establish with the people of Israel after that time, declares the Lord.I will put my laws in their minds and write them on their hearts.I will be … Continue reading The deeper life–and how you can avoid it
“On one occasion an expert in the law stood up to test Jesus. ‘Teacher,’ he asked, ‘what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ “’What is written in the Law?’ he … Continue reading The words we can trip over
“No, this is what was spoken by the prophet Joel: “‘In the last days, God says, I will pour out my Spirit on all people.Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young … Continue reading Your Guide to Being Guided (Part 3)
“Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing?Destruction and violence are before me; there is strife, and conflict abounds.Therefore the law is paralyzed, and justice never prevails.The wicked hem in the righteous, so … Continue reading What do you see?
“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.” (1 … Continue reading If the light within you is darkness
“Today, if you hear his voice, do not harden your hearts.” (Psalm 95:8) “We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not … Continue reading Hear. Follow. Understand.
“And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he explained to them what was said in all the Scriptures concerning himself.” (Luke 24:27) “They dress the wound of my people … Continue reading The Bible’s missing middle
“Do not trust in deceptive words and say, ‘This is the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord, the temple of the Lord!’” (Jeremiah 7:4) “There is something … Continue reading Bonfire of the Platitudes
“As Jesus started on his way, a man ran up to him and fell on his knees before him. ‘Good teacher,’ he asked, ‘what must I do to inherit eternal life?’ … Continue reading To ‘make disciples,’ first become one (Part 3)