The Bible is a truly amazing document. Much ink has been spilled documenting exactly how amazing, so I will not retread the myriad ways that the Bible, as a document, is outstanding. Not even to mention the fact that it contains the words of life.
Most of us have had the experience of preparing for a difficult conversation. We go over in our head what we’re going to say, what the other person’s response might be, and so on. In some cases we even labor over a prepared statement, a sort of mini-speech, to make sure we accurately and articulatelyContinue reading “The Two Speeches”
Then Jesus told them a story: A rich man had a fertile farm that produced fine crops. He said to himself, “What should I do? I don’t have room for all my crops.” Then he said, “I know! I’ll tear down my barns and build bigger ones. Then I’ll have room enough to store all my wheat andContinue reading “Control”
So the creation of the heavens and the earth and everything in them was completed. On the seventh day God had finished his work of creation, so he rested from all his work. And God blessed the seventh day and declared it holy, because it was the day when he rested from all his work of creation.Continue reading “Rest”