In Jesus, God glorifies Himself. It is a strange thought that the supreme glory of God lies in the incarnation and the cross. There is no glory like that of being loved. Had God remained aloof and majestic, serene and unmoved, untouched by any sorrow and unhurt by any pain, men and women might have […]
I just finished Prodigal God, by Timothy Keller, and it is very very good. I think it messed me up more than ever though concerning Jesus and grace! Here is the premise: In the so-called ‘parable of the prodigal son’ Jesus actually tells the story of two lost sons. One is lost because of his […]
“In Hebrew, that is kha-ta’ ‚Äì what we call “sin,” our world-wide, pervasive proclivity to mess up. We often hear it defined as “missing the mark” as though our trouble is just a matter of not being perfect enough (nowhere in Scripture does it say that!). An arrow that goes shy of the bull’s eye. […]
I think the best thing I heard this weekend had to do with Vegetable soup.As we grow up, we are handed a bowl of vegetable soup. That bowl is everything we‚Äôve learned from our family, our culture, our life experiences. It‚Äôs everything we believe and think and know about life. Most people just chow down […]
I say millions of words everyday. Hillary Clinton, on her excuse as to why she changed her story about her trip to Bosnia.