The great danger for the disciples of Jesus, then and now, is to become too prideful to admit that our knowing (experience) has not caught up with our knowledge.
Marriage is not about marriage. Marriage is about God. For those of us who are married, we need to make our own marriage matter by making our marriage about God.
God is not only better than we think. He's better than we can possibly imagine.
The Holy Spirit through the person of Jesus, and now through the Body of Christ, walks right into the midst of the darkest places, into the most impossible situations and hopeless causes and sets captives free.
Sometimes our quality of peace within the storm determines the capacity of our faith to calm the storm.
Parables bring disciples into a different relationship with learning. They take away from us our penchant to master the material and lead us to the place where we are mastered by the Messiah.