Light in the Bible has come to represent something more profound than natural light. Unlike natural light—which will give us a sunburn if we get too much—we can never get too much of the true light.
How many of us, when our outreach is rejected, metaphorically wash our hands of the situation?
Jacob’s feelings fit into one short phrase: “Everything is against me.” Ever been there?
Sometimes we can focus so much on the activities going on in front of our eyes that we lose sight of a miracle—
No matter how bleak, barren and forlorn your life may appear, God has plans to redeem you and make you blossom.
Who am I today? Thinking about David the Shepherd, Paul the tentmaker, and Jesus the carpenter.
Once we establish that the good in our lives is sent from God, we know whom to thank.
Truly our Father answers us, with awesome, over-the-top deeds all day long.
God does not want us to remain who we naturally are. He wants the position of our heart moved. He wants it shifted to the right.
Jesus has raised your neighbor—your brother, your sister, your ecclesial member, your enemy, your friend—to new life.