We’re stuck in place and scared. We keep looking at the shadow in front of us that grows larger and darker. Turn around and face the other way, into the light that God shines on us. The shadow is behind us when we focus on God.
Verse 5 in The Message is a good summary: But if you see that the job is too big for you, that it’s something only God can do, and you trust him to do it—you could never do it for yourself no matter how hard and long you worked—well, that trusting-him-to-do-it is what gets you set right… Read More
1-3 So how do we fit what we know of Abraham, our first father in the faith, into this new way of looking at things? If Abraham, by what he did for God, got God to approve him, he could certainly have taken credit for it. But the story we’re given is a God-story, not an Abraham-story. What… Read More
My wife said I should get high heels for her birthday.I’m getting some weird looks as I walk down the street. Q. What do you call a dinosaur with high heels?A. My-feet-are-saurus. Learning to walk in high heels really kept me on my toes.
But now God has shown us a way to be made right with him without keeping the requirements of the law, as was promised in the writings of Moses and the prophets long ago. We are made right with God by placing our faith in Jesus Christ. And this is true for everyone who believes, no matter… Read More
Have you ever been in a debate or on a Mock Trial team? Each side is given an opportunity to clearly delineate their arguments for why their opinion is the right one. Paul uses this debate style to lay out the truths in Romans 3. My Informational Table GOD’S CHOSEN PEOPLE & OTHERS GOD Jews… Read More
“Who died and made you queen?” That was a question I heard growing up when I was acting way too full of myself. When I was convinced that I was the entitled one, the loved one, the cute one, the smart one…name your most desired response of others to your presence. Paul spent a whole… Read More