A Word for Today | Matthew 14:22-33 Last Friday, we considered the stirring scene of Jesus standing in the boat amidst the storm, speaking words that calmed the winds and waves. But this was not the only occasion when Jesus’ disciples found themselves in peril on the stormy sea. Matthew 14:22-23 tells of another occasion […]
A Word for Today | Luke 8:22-25 Luke 8:22-25 tells a short story that makes a big point about Jesus’ power to calm the storms of our lives. He was crossing the Sea of Galilee with His disciples when a sudden tempest descended on them. The Sea of Galilee was notorious for sudden storms, as […]
Dear friends, as the pandemic stretches on an uncertainty mounts in so many of our lives, do not fall into doubt towards God.
A Word for Today | Hebrews 6:19-20 Yesterday, I pointed out the naval analogies in the book of Hebrews, starting with the warning not to “drift away” from faith in Hebrews 2:1. Another naval term appears in Hebrews 6:20, which says that “Jesus has gone as a forerunner on our behalf” into heaven. In the […]
A Word for Today | Hebrews 2:1 One of the great mysteries of the New Testament concerns the authorship of the book of Hebrews. While there are many candidates — Paul, Apollos, and Barnabas, for instance – the reality is that the Holy Spirit did not give us the name of Hebrews’ author. I would […]
God is disturbing our rebel peace, casting our secular-humanist empire back on its heels, and exposing the fragility of our false utopias.