Monthly Archives: August 2016

COUNT IT, WHAT?

How do you react when you face various kinds of trials or difficulties in life?  It probably depends somewhat on what the trial is or even on how we are feeling at the time and whether or not we have … Continue reading

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KINGDOM LIVING

Think of all the stories of that Jesus told to help people have a clearer grasp of what it meant to live for God in the world.  He used the most common events of the daily life of the people … Continue reading

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CHRISTIANS AND POLITICS

Like so many of you, I will be thrilled when this political season is over.  I’m already worn out with all the attack ads, the speeches that are much more about what an awful, unfit person the other candidate is, … Continue reading

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TO BE ONE

I wonder what it would have been like to hear Jesus pray.  We don’t have many of Jesus prayers recorded in the Bible.  By far the longest of his prayers recorded is in John 17.  It was part of a … Continue reading

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IF YOU DO THEM

The stories about Jesus recorded in the four different accounts of his work and ministry on the earth give us very different pictures of his life and work.  Especially the Gospel account by John that was written some thirty years … Continue reading

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HUSBANDS LIKE JESUS

We don’t often think of Jesus as a husband, much less as a perfect one.  Yet the Apostle Paul writing to the church in Ephesus used the illustration of a husband and wife to describe the relationship between Christ and … Continue reading

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