“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor and do all your work, But the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God; in it you shall not do any work.” (Exodus 20:8-11). AMPC Shabbat shalom. Literally, “Sabbath peace.” Or more colloquially “peace be on you this day […]
Interpreting the Bible is not a matter of picking and choosing, but of exploring and understanding. We don’t study God’s Word to affirm our own biases or desires. We study it so that we can know God and submit to His authority in our lives. From the #imjustsaying series
Peace is not the absence of danger. It is the presence of God.
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried. G. K. Chesterton From the #imjustsaying series
Did you know that, instead of flapping their wings, eagles have the ability to lock their joints and soar effortlessly on an updraft? “Those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles.” Isaiah 40: 31
A question for those who say they have forgiven so-and-so, and then recite a list of the transgressions that the forgiveness covers: Do they have a similar list of the transgressions of which God has forgiven them?
Anne Graham Lotz has penned a beautiful devotional entitled Fixing My Eyes On Jesus. Here, reprinted in its enterity, is her message from February 18: I’ll keep at it until I’m old and gray. God, don’t walk off and leave me until I get out the news of your strong right arm to this world, […]
God On Truth And Love: “Instead, we will speak the truth in love, growing in every way more and more like Christ, who is the head of His body, the Church.” Ephesians 4:15 NLT Rowan Williams On Truth And Love: Truth makes love possible. Love makes truth bearable.
When journeying with God some of the best parts of any pilgrimage are the detours. @AuthorJanisCox
God’s justice and mercy meet at the cross.