Scripture is clear that sometimes the righteous will suffer persecution. In this Beatitude Jesus assures us that when this happens we are blessed.
Wendell Berry’s essay entitled “Damage” inspired thoughts about how church leaders can without intention cause damage by falling into the errors of Pharisaism.
The comparison of light and darkness in a 3 Doors Down lyric caught my ear. Can the light be found? What does the Bible say?
King Jeroboam is an example of what happens when a man relies on his own talent rather than on the God who gave him the talent. The result is not pretty. We face the same choice today.