Thursday, 09 June 2005
These verses have been very meaningful in my studies. I thought others might benefit from them in this form with as few editorial remarks as possible. Studying the Scriptures brings eternal life because they tell us about Jesus Christ: John 5:39-42 – You diligently study the Scriptures because you think that by them you possess
Wednesday, 20 April 2005
Since my wife and I adopted two beautiful girls several years ago into our family, I know something about being an adoptive parent. As a Christian, I know something about being an adopted child. Put the two together, and I know something about love. What does that have to do with pure and faultless religion?
Tuesday, 15 February 2005
What are the deep things of God? Sometimes I lose sight of what’s deep and what’s not so deep in the scheme of things. Was tithing of mint, rue, and other herbs a good thing for the Pharisees to do? Yes. Were those things the deep things of God? Forget about it. Luke 11:42 –
Friday, 04 February 2005
It occurs to me that if one or two commandments are the greatest, that others are lesser in importance. As difficult as this is to swallow, given our desire to obey all that Jesus commands, He had no problem prioritizing the commandments of God. Granted, the Old Law is the specific context of the Pharisee