There’s a picture puzzle floating around the internet where you’re supposed to find the panda in a crowd of snowmen. It reminded me of one of the strategies that the devil uses on us. “The ones along the path are those who have heard; then the devil comes and takes away the word from their […]
The truth can hurt, but sometimes pain can be a good thing.
Scripture reading for this week: Luke 2:41-52 After three days they found him in the temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them and asking them questions. And all who heard him were amazed at his understanding and his answers. (Luke 2:46-47) During the Passover feast, which lasted eight days in Jerusalem, the Sanhedrin (a […]
In Romans chapter 10, the Apostle Paul wrote to the church explaining his outreach to the Gentile people: But Isaiah is very bold and says: “I was found by those who did not seek Me; I was made manifest to those who did not ask for Me.” But to Israel he says: “All day long […]
In three of the four gospels, the time when Jesus asks the disciples who they think He is. He asks them who the crowds say He is first. He asks, what have you heard of me? The crowds say that He is John the baptist, or possibly Elijah. Then Jesus gets down to the big […]