Lectionary Reading: John 1:43-51 (NRSV)What is it like to be known?My first real friend’s name was Ralph. He lived in the house behind ours and we had an adjoining chain link fence that would divide our play in the backyard. This didn’t kee…
Charles Wesley’s beloved cat has a few thoughts on heaven and hell, dogs and mice.
Show me Your ways, Lord, teach me Your paths. Guide me in Your truth and teach me, for You are God my Savior, and my hope is in You all day long. – Psalm 25:4-5 Written about in the post … Continue reading →
For everyone born of God overcomes the world. This is the victory that has overcome the world, even our faith. – 1 John 5:4 Brought out in the post Overcome Evil with Good, were some main ideas expressed and emphasized … Continue reading →
A student sought a teacher who was known to provide direction to those facing a tough decision. The teacher was found sitting in a room full of broken egg shells. The student approached the teacher and asked, “What am I to do with this problem I have?”…
This devotion, “Standing Still in Religion,” comes from The Class Leader’s Assistant (London: Hamilton, Adams, & Co., 1865) by John Bate, page 1-2. How often do we hear the expression, “I know there is not any standing still in religion.” The expression is scripturally true; and yet are there not many who use it, in […]
Get the scoop on the meaning of Epiphany and the visit of the magi from this installation in the Seven Quick Facts series.
We are still celebrating Christmas and nearing Epiphany. Thoughts of the incarnation of the Word of God continue. Like Mary, I want to ponder these things in my heart. A scripture (Hebrews 2) from a recent daily reading: “It was fitting that God, for whom and through whom all things exist, in bringing many children […]
Since before I was a year old, I have been a fan of the Duke Blue Devils and the Alabama Crimson Tide. Mom and Dad took me to a Blue Devil football game the fall I was still at Duke while Dad was in his last year, and I was so cute, they put me… Continue reading Cheering →
Writing in Unherd, the usually sensible Giles Fraser suggests that Remainers still sore at the prospect of losing their maroon EU passport … could apply for a world passport. I recognise that he isn’t being entirely serious, of course, but …