August 28 – At What Cost?

What is the cost of a modern education? Is it worth it? What is truly being taught? What is being learned?

August 16 – Don’t Take My Word For It

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…

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  One day Moses said to his brother-in-law, Hobab son of Reuel the Midianite, “We are on our way to the place the Lord promised us, for he said, ‘I will give it to you.’ Come with us and we will treat you well, for the Lord has promised wonderful blessings for Israel!” But Hobab…

Wise Men Still Seek Him

People from many nations will come and say, “Come, let us go up to the mountain of the Lord, to the house of Jacob’s God. There he will teach us his ways, and we will walk in his paths.” For the Lord’s teaching will go out from Zion; his word will go out from Jerusalem. (Micah…

It Doesn’t Come From A Book

After saying all these things, Jesus looked up to heaven and said, “Father, the hour has come. Glorify your Son so he can give glory back to you. For you have given him authority over everyone. He gives eternal life to each one you have given him. And this is the way to have eternal…

Into All Truth

When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all truth. He will not speak on his own but will tell you what he has heard. He will tell you about the future. He will bring me glory by telling you whatever he receives from me. (John 16:13-14) Read: Luke 14:25 – 17:10, John…

Every Word

Anyone who doesn’t love me will not obey me. And remember, my words are not my own. What I am telling you is from the Father who sent me. (John 14:24) Read: Matthew 12:1-21, Mark 2:23 – 3:6, Luke 6:1-11, John 5:1-47 Relate: In sixth grade I played the lead role in our school’s smash hit, Fat…

John 4:22 (Through the Jews)

You Samaritans know very little about the one you worship, while we Jews know all about him, for salvation comes through the Jews. (John 4:22) Read: Joshua 3:1 – 6:27 Relate: For a lot of scholars down through time the second half of this verse has caused problems. Augustine had to bend over backwards trying to explain how…