Science is a great teacher. It is an excellent tool and any Christian who fears it or its findings only demonstrates their personal lack of faith in a great big God who beggars definitions, defies limitations, and destroys the boxes we are so desperate to create for Him to keep ourselves comfortable.
First He says, “Today”
Then He continues, “You will be with me”
Finally, “In Paradise”
All too often we want to know what all the steps are going to be before we ever begin to march.
She gave him comforting words, a decent meal, and then a place to lay his head. He thought he was safe. She, however, knew that neutrality cannot exist when injustice and oppression are at stake.
What memorials are peppered throughout your city and community? Do you even know? How often have you walked by them while barely recognizing them except as part of the local landscape?
If you shoot for the moon, you will land among the stars. If you shoot for the stars, you will land on the roof. If you shoot for the roof, you will land on the fence. If you shoot for the fence, you will never get off the ground.
Some choices need to be made again, and again, and again…
Emotions are not truly good or bad things. The good and the evil are actually the stimuli that create the emotions as well as the response these emotions create.
My love does not last. It will not. It cannot. But there is another…
In the house of God, are we pickpockets or prayer warriors? What exactly is the house of God?