A Walk in the Weeds

“He put another parable before them, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven may be compared to a man who sowed good seed in his field, but while his men were sleeping, his enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat and went away. So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the weeds appeared... Continue Reading →

Draw Near

“Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded” (James 4:8 ESV). It doesn’t really take much of an imagination to envision a fiery preacher pointing his finger at you, shaking his Bible, and uttering the words of James 4:8. Even the... Continue Reading →

Questions

“Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law” (Romans 13:8 ESV). And, “For the whole law is fulfilled in one word: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself’” (Galatians 5:14 ESV). But the truth is that even the most mindful disciple runs into questions... Continue Reading →

Reasonable

“Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your deeds from before my eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow's cause. ‘Come now, let us reason together, says the Lord: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as... Continue Reading →

Unconvinced? Trust the Word

“He said to him, 'If they do not hear Moses and the Prophets, neither will they be convinced if someone should rise from the dead’” ‭‭(Luke‬ ‭16:31‬ ‭ESV‬‬). The rich man, in torment from the flames of hell, cried out to Abraham asking that the poor man, Lazarus, be sent back to his father’s house... Continue Reading →

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