There are three Biblical books that reference Melchizedek, but it is the first referral which provides the clue to unpack his identity the most–Gen. 14:17 It not only is the first to cite Melchizedek but the first to mention a priest in all of Scripture. In addition to the ritualistic functions we think of […]
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The 91st Psalm was our family’s go-to prayer during emergencies –like when a tornado funnel whirled dangerously close to our living room window in Oklahoma. It’s one of the three Psalms my Mom had us memorize and pray before going to sleep—something I was incredibly grateful for as the years went by and new emergencies […]
It is to his lifework that we turn in order to follow him, to continue the work he began. And in doing our own work as disciples, we find that resurrected Christ continuing to guide, comfort, and encourage us forward.
If God ever wrote a want ad, looking for an apostle, maybe it would include some of the qualifications below. That may seem like a silly idea, but it was a way to begin to appreciate the remarkable career of someone who changed the course of Christianity forever. I hope you enjoy reading this as […]