Dec 8, 2021
There’s a reason the Bible uses so many metaphors. The wisdom God has for us lends itself well to short narratives, and we learn much from stories.
A famous passage from Isaiah we’ve been discussing this week uses a powerful mental image to convey deep truths from God.
Isaiah 40:31 says, “Those who hope in the...
Dec 7, 2021
Whenever we have to overcome an obstacle in our lives, we are thinking about a million different things. Our minds race. We might even be aware that our Creator is there to help.
But have you ever considered that even when life gets tough, you can still have joy?
Romans 12:12 says, “Be joyful in hope, patient in...
Dec 6, 2021
O Holy Night is a well-known Christmas carol that began as a French poem celebrating the opening of a new church. The beloved song we know today was translated into English by John Sullivan Dwight, an American minister and abolitionist, in 1855.
This poignant carol reflects on the birth of Jesus as humanity's...
Dec 3, 2021
There’s a movement in our society for a return to simple living. We might not want to give up all of our technology—much of it is wonderful and helpful. But it is true we want to quiet our minds and find some peace. This week we are talking about the simplest, sweetest truth around: Jesus saves.
Dec 2, 2021
When we as Christians talk about the saving power of Jesus, what exactly do we mean?
In our discussion this week of this all-important topic, are we clear about who Jesus is?
Luke 19:10 says, “For the Son of Man came to seek and save those who are lost.”
The facts are that Adam and Eve broke their faith in God...