July 24, 2016/Luke 11:1-13 We are so confused, perplexed, and uncertain about prayer. Just take a look at the number of books about prayer that Amazon offers for sale – more than one thousand currently available. One thousand different voices telling us what prayer is all about and how to do it. On my own… Read More Bread for the Day
July 17, 2016/Amos 8:1-12 Life was good, for the children of Israel. Under the reign of King Jeroboam II, the kingdom of Israel enjoyed political strength and great economic prosperity. Their wealth multiplied. They lived off the fat of the land. They took great pride in the success of their nation as well as their… Read More When God Was Silent
July 10, 2016/Luke 10:25-37 That was one smart lawyer. He had studied the Torah, he had examined the law, and he was imminently capable of interpreting that law for others. So he probably already knew the answer to the question he asked Jesus. And in fact, when Jesus turned the question around and asked him… Read More Would You Be My Neighbor?