Some said that wasn’t the end of the story. Starting a few days out from His death, now and then, here and there He would appear to one or two people. Over the next few weeks, rumors started spreading like wildfire. The priests got worried because the grave turned out to be empty. A hoax? A grave robbery? Perhaps it could even be true?
God has something great He wants to do in us. There are a thousand and one excuses we have for why it can never happen but the only excuse that holds any water is that we won’t let Him.
You are reasonable people. Decide for yourselves if what I am saying is true. (1 Corinthians 10:15) Read: Nehemiah 11:1-12:26, 1 Corinthians 10:14-33, Psalm 34:11-22, Proverbs 21:14-16 Relate: The greatest theologian of the twentieth century was Karl Barth. Some might argue this. Personally, my favorite was Dietrich Bonhoeffer, but that has more to do with his life…
Each of you should continue to live in whatever situation the Lord has placed you, and remain as you were when God first called you. This is my rule for all the churches. (1 Corinthians 7:17) Read: Nehemiah 1:1 – 3:14, 1 Corinthians 7:1-24, Psalm 31:19-24, Proverbs 21:4 Relate: Using marriage, circumcision, slavery Paul gives three…
Down through time, the study of history was usually little more than the study of how great men changed and shaped the world around them.
Today, I’ve already made more than a few decisions. Each one of them has felt completely insignificant. Each one of them has drastically changed the world.
Besides, who would patch old clothing with new cloth? For the new patch would shrink and rip away from the old cloth, leaving an even bigger tear than before. And no one puts new wine into old wineskins. For the old skins would burst from the pressure, spilling the wine and ruining the skins. New wine…
Does anybody hear me?
What will it look like when it comes? What will it take to bring it?
World peace begins with a breeze and a baby.