Posts with the tag “bible”
Love Your Enemies
January 24th, 2021
Three ways of responding to enemies:Way 1: The Way of Power -- retaliation, violent oppositionWay 2: The Way of Passivity -- ignoring or fleeing from harmful actsThe Third Way: The Way of Jesus Christ...
Incarnation: The Savior and Our Need for Saving
December 13th, 2020
You may not be surprised to learn that the word "Christ" is used in reference to Jesus...a lot. (It's not even Jesus' last name!) The word appears around 500 times in the New Testament! But it is n...
Where Can I Put This Brick?
September 27th, 2020
The Parable of the Bricklayers: A woman had just moved to a new town and one Saturday on a walk, she came across a construction site. It was in the early stages, when you can’t really tell what it’s ...
This Time They Got it Right...Right?
February 3rd, 2020
Like last week, we’re looking again at the nature of stories in the Bible, but this week, we’re moving to the New Testament.Whether we realize it or not, Bible stories often get interpreted like a sor...
They Did It...Must We Do It?
January 26th, 2020
Last week we talked about "lenses" of interpretation. This week we're looking at the unfailing lens to translate scripture....