“Don’t panic” seems to be the right message for beleagured, stressed Christians. In this pandemic world there always seems to be another thing coming around the corner at us. But the big message for Christians is “don’t panic.” Panic, in whatever form it comes, knocks us off course, refocuses our attention, and redirects our energy.
Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. Romans 13:8. Except A Poem by Bruce Logue You won’t find obligations in a jail cell There is no negotiation No contract is signed or pledge given In a prison, rules are imposed A code of
Prejudice is defined as (1) a preconceived judgment or opinion (2) an adverse opinion or leaning formed without just grounds or before sufficient knowledge, and it is a nearly universal human experience. The term, prejudice, can be used to describe preconceived notions about people as well as ideas. Common features of prejudice include: Negative feelings Stereotyped, unexamined beliefs
The crowds streamed out from the villages surrounding the north end of the Sea of Galilee, probably near Capernaum. Most came without food, as many did when it came to listening to Jesus. On one of those occasions Jesus fed them by multiplying a little boy’s sack lunch. Jesus understood their hunger. They wanted
After you are baptized you don’t immediately know what it means to love. You can only go with what you know, not what you will know. The Greeks had several words to express different nuances of love, and one of them is associated with what Jesus taught his disciples to emulate. Here are the different
I’m pretty sure I don’t at all times want to do what God wants. There’s a scared, selfish, risk-averse part of me that causes me to think of all the reasons I don’t want to do what I believe God wants. The biblical parable of Jonah is the best illustration of what happens when our