Reformation is Coming

Today is known in many churches as Reformation Day. On October 31, 1517, we remind ourselves of the amazing reformation that came as young Martin Luther made his way up the steps of the church of Wittenberg to nail a list of 95 theses speaking of the objections he and others were having with the […]

The King Concept

“Power and peace will be in his kingdom        and will continue to grow forever.     He will rule as king on David’s throne        and over David’s kingdom.     He will make it strong        by ruling with justice and goodness        from now on and forever.     The Lord All-Powerful will do this […]

Getting the Pieces to Fit Together

The Wisdom and Prayer of an Anonymous Believer Lord, thou knowest better than myself that I am growing older and will soon be old. Keep me from becoming too talkative, and especially from the unfortunate habit of thinking that I must say something on every subject and at every opportunity. Release me from the idea […]

The Transfiguration, (Or “Let’s Get It Right, This Time”)

“Six days later Jesus took Peter and the two brothers, James and John, and led them up a high mountain to be alone. As the men watched, Jesus’ appearance was transformed so that his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became as white as light.”  Matt. 17:1-2 We observe that Jesus ‘picked and choosed’ […]