24-Feb-19 Luke 6:27-38 There are probably a million reasons why every-day, ordinary Christians of good standing in their congregations, completely ignore what Jesus has to say in this passage. And the reason for this is that the precepts that Jesus espouses in this passage sound just as ridiculous to us today as they did to […]
Month: February 2019
17-Feb-19 1Corinthians 15:12-22 I was reading just this week that three out of four people make up seventy-five percent of the world’s population. That’s pretty impressive when you think about it. It makes me wonder, though, if the folks who have presented us with this datum, aren’t also the kind of folk we could ask, […]
10-Feb-19 Luke 5:1-11 I have never been stunned, amazed or awed by this passage. And if you know me well, you know that that is a very unusual thing for me to say. Most of Scripture absolutely blows my mind. Even portions of Leviticus sometimes have power over me and rattle me with the holy […]
Is Not This Joseph’s Son?
03-Feb-19 Luke 4:16-30 Is not this Joseph’s son? Up until the moment that somebody asked that question, Jesus had been doing pretty well. The crowd in the Synagogue had been moved and awed by what Jesus had to say, and quite frankly, Jesus had said some pretty awesome things. Verses 18 and 19 are a […]