Hope In the Twinkling of an Eye

Image from http://hewillbeback.org/2012/09/in-twinkling-of-eye.html "Behold! I tell you a mystery. we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed. For this perishable body must put... Continue Reading →

Sufficiency

"Such is the confidence that we have through Christ toward God. Not that we are sufficient in ourselves to claim anything as coming from us, but our sufficiency is from God, who has made us sufficient to be ministers of a new covenant, not of the letter but of the Spirit. For the letter kills, but the... Continue Reading →

Hypocrite!

On paper it looks so simple. "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself" (Matthew 22:37-39). And "As you wish that others would do... Continue Reading →

What Did You Just Say???

You can hardly turn on the television or check your social media these days without hearing about some famous mucky-muck who said something vulgar, inappropriate, or just incredibly stupid. We respond with shock as though we have never had a slip of the tongue or hurt someone's feelings with our words. Yet the truth of... Continue Reading →

Entitled?

A single mother huddles closely with her two children, aged 3 and 5, in the backseat of a minivan. A holey blanket wrapped tightly around them is the only thing between them and the bitter cold. Everything they own is in that vehicle. As her children shiver in their sleep, tummies growling, she prays with... Continue Reading →

Ministering Spirits

Just as in Jesus's day, where the Pharisees and Sadducees  couldn't agree about the existence of angels, people still argue. Some cite their own experiences of miraculous interventions as proof that angels exist; while others argue that there are simple explanations, or chance, that can offer explanations for said "miracles." Scripture is hardly silent about... Continue Reading →

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