Winter freezes that knock out electrical power for millions, or floods that devastate crops, property, and people, turn us back to the Bible for answers about what holds control over our lives, including weather. An old proverb declares March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, capturing its mid-point between winter […]
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If it’s February, it’s Valentine’s day whose origins are in a Roman festival celebrating the coming of Spring, although it has morphed into a celebration of romantic love. So it seems appropriate to explore three ways the Scriptures teach us of love.
A new year often brings with it new intentions. Perhaps one of yours is to understand the Bible more, to benefit from the many blessings the Scriptures provide, and maybe even to find a like-minded community with whom you can study. If these are some of your interests, you’re in the right spot. People have […]
December leads us to Christmas. Christmas leads us to Christ Jesus. Christ Jesus leads us to love. It is that simple. In the end, all roads lead to love. Recent events have underscored this in new ways. What we celebrate this month is the life of Jesus of Nazareth that ministered, blessed, healed, taught, and […]
This election season in the US, I’m thinking about the land that has shaped this country that caused our Puritan forefathers to call it the ‘city on a hill’ from Matt. 5:15-16. In his Sermon on the Mount, Jesus explained to his disciples: “We are the light of the world. A city that is set on […]