Human leaders will fail us, no matter how good their intentions. Psalm 23 reminds us that God alone is the shepherd that will care for us no matter what.
While we might view a crowd as an inconvenience, Jesus viewed the crowd as an opportunity to meet their physical and spiritual needs. There is much we can learn from Jesus’ feeding of the 4,000 as recorded in Mark 8.
It is important to think about what we say to a world that needs Jesus. Some of our cliches are not helpful. In this post I consider one and explain why I think this cliche should be avoided.
Those who approve of homosexual union think us narrow to reject their claims. Yet Jesus and Bob Dylan tell us that the truth is narrow. We can choose to acquiesce to the culture or stand with Jesus. I know who wins in the end and I choose to stand with him.
C. S. Lewis provides a question to help us to know our boundaries and learn when to rely on God to handle a difficult situation. That question is, “what is that to you?”
In Psalm 90, the psalmist prays that we might learn to number our days. Is this a call to get busy or is there some other meaning? How should we understand this prayer?
A Chicago politician appeals to the values of gang members in his city in response to the accidental shooting of a 7 year old girl. Why? On what basis would this appeal be effective?
Jesus tells us that no part of the Old Testament law will fall away before it is fulfilled. What does this mean and how should we respond? Do we need to change how we approach the law and how we teach it?