The indecency of trusting God

When we speak of “indecency”, we are usually left with thoughts of aghast socialites and woman on par with the Queen Mother gasping and swooning at the absurd audacity they have just witnessed. Often thoughts of nudity, earthy language, and swigging wine erupt in my thought association.So why and how could this word ever be […]

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Seeing Jesus

Luke 23.8 records Herod being very glad to see Jesus. Why? Because Herod wanted to see something spectacular, to see a sign and a wonder… in short, Herod wanted entertainment. I often wonder why I come to Jesus. Is it because i am captivated by the beauty, truth, and love of Yahweh made manifest in […]

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Instruction and Perfection

I have been reading through the Gospel of Luke, and wanted to share a few things that stuck out to me in this account of the Sermon on the Mount (6.20-49). First, I am rightly reminded that this discourse is addressed to the disciples (vs 20), even though it is spoken in the hearing of […]

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