The Lord desires our private affections over our public performances.
We cannot get from shame to grace without going through the cross.
If God could accept a criminal on the cross, God can readily accept us whatever our imperfections or wrongdoing.
In examining the Lord's Prayer, we learn that prayer begins with God, not with us or with our needs.
As life continues to reopen and return to our new normal, it would be good to consider what lessons we have learned in this abbreviated but enforced sabbath.
Jesus is being anointed by the Holy Spirit in a way that makes sense because of what we know from the Old Testament.
In the midst of Paul’s missionary journey, we find out a lot about God’s guidance in Paul’s life and in the life of the church in Antioch which commissioned and sent out Paul and Barnabus.
Social distancing, if handed over to God, may set your life trajectory in a new divine direction.
Dying with Christ, we die to the world’s power to order our lives. We are free to become fully God’s new creation.
Calamity reveals instinct, and ours tells us that this continues to be a time for extraordinary prayer.