After the man and woman ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, from which they were commanded not to eat; "...the man and his wife heard the sound of the LORD God among the trees of the garden. So the LORD God called out to the man and said to him, … Continue reading Where Are You?
We have a high priest who knows our struggles. Jesus spent thirty years doing normal people stuff and a mere three doing something we would call 'ministry'.
On some podcast, sometime, I heard Tim Ferriss comment that when a person would ask him "Should I write a book?" the first response that came to mind was "Probably Not." The reason was that it should be obvious whether or not you should write a book. Basically if it hurts too much to hold … Continue reading Discovering Purpose
If I feel alone and unworthy as a single person, it may be as much a product of my internal emotional realities as it is my external relationship status, which is a caution about the possibility of those same feelings persisting even after the relationship status has changed, which of course is a call to … Continue reading Unfulfilled
Since early in my Christian walk, the ceremony involving little pieces of bread and micro-shots of grape juice never made sense to me. I’m speaking about communion. Yes, Jesus did say, “do this in remembrance of me,” but when He said that, the ceremony I’m familiar with didn’t exist yet. Different theological streams each do … Continue reading Holy Crumbs
Back in December, I wrote Streams of Living Water from Deep Within . I had a follow up thought the other day, a slightly different way of framing the idea that "out of your bellies shall flow rivers of living water." That word "belly" is from the Greek 'koilia', meaning hollow, referring to the abdominal cavity, … Continue reading The Guts of Life