Now on the final and most important day of the feast, Jesus stood, and He cried in a loud voice, If any man is thirsty, let him come to Me and drink! John 7:37, Amplified The strangeness of this metaphor has never really been resolved in my thinking. There is one other which strikes me as … Continue reading Drink Up!
"That I will accept nothing belonging to you, not even a thread or the thong of a sandal, so that you will never be able to say, 'I made Abram rich.' " Genesis 14:23 "But Daniel resolved not to defile himself with the royal food and wine, and he asked the chief official for … Continue reading A Teflon Faith
Narrative from 1 Samuel 25 If she were a man, she would have been a prophet. She is wise, and very beautiful. That's quite a combination. Her husband, Nabal, is a crude and rude, nasty dude. He cheats most he has dealings with. He is also a wealthy man, and he has had previous contact with … Continue reading The Wonder of Abigail
"Oh give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever!" Psalm 107:1, ESV From all eternity, O Jesus Christ, you have been our Lord and our God: so did the Father will it. Yet in this, the last of all periods of time, you also had your birth; you were born … Continue reading Something Beyond Us