Reuben answered them, “Did I not tell you not to sin against the boy? But you did not listen. So now there comes a reckoning for his blood” (Genesis 42:22). […]
When words fail us, small crosses, stuffed animals, pictures, flowers and flags announce to the world, "We miss this person a lot."
You never know when that person you don’t like, can’t stand or even hate will be someone who will help you out someday.
When someone takes a life, from the unborn to a family next door to a hospital patient or an enemy in war, you are taking a swipe at God himself.
I told God a long time ago I was ready to die. What's taking him so long?
You never know who God is going to put in your life to help shape your future. But somehow, he always knows who you'll need.
There may not be a chalk outline on the ground for each one of my sins. But God knows.
A few weeks ago I wrote about the few things I still have from before I was married. Today, another older relic on my office bookshelf caught my eye: my […]
God is the first to take the life of some animal to use the skins to cover up the naked first couple. God draws first blood.
Through Christ, God has reconciled us to himself. Our sins are forgiven, the relationship has been healed, and we have peace with God.
Jesus wore a purple robe just once, along with a crown of thorns, as soldiers mocked him for being a king.
Does this look OK to you?
Saturdays are flexible. Sometimes I had nothing going on. Sometimes my plate is full.
When you don't get what you deserve and your sins are forgiven for the sake of Christ, you're experiencing God's kindness.
"God has an ottoman?"
[My young grandchildren's] lives are best characterized by prepositions: in, out, up, down, over and under.
The moment of truth comes when somewhere in my preparation, a word, a phrase, an image or an event suddenly strikes a nerve. At that moment, I know I have something to say.