The Apple Tree

“Like the finest apple tree in the orchard     is my lover among other young men. I sit in his delightful shade     and taste his delicious fruit.” Song of Solomon 2:3, NLT Jesus is the subject of many different metaphors. We know him as a shepherd, a door, and bread. There are many other ‘pictures’ inContinue reading “The Apple Tree”

The Day Jesus Sang

“Then they sang a hymn and went out to the Mount of Olives.”  Matt. 26:30 This is the only place in scripture where it was recorded that Jesus sang.  There is no question that He sang on other occasions, we just don’t know the specifics.  The hymn on the way to the Mount would’ve beenContinue reading “The Day Jesus Sang”

Who Am I? by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

From the Journal of Dietrich Bonhoeffer Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German Lutheran pastor and theologian. He was also a participant in the German Resistance movement against Nazism, a founding member of the Confessing Church. His involvement in plans by members of the Abwehr (the German Military Intelligence Office) to assassinate Adolf HitlerContinue reading “Who Am I? by Dietrich Bonhoeffer”