Posts from September 2020

Stories that Separate

Jesus often taught using stories called parables. However, these weren’t illustrations designed to make the truth clearer but tools designed to test people.  Jesus wasn’t naïve about the numbers who flocked to hear him. He knew they were a mixed bunch. Some were there for the show, others had been dragged along by friends, and a […]

Power in Weakness

But [the Lord] said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.’  Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. 2 Corinthians 12: 9 During the past 6 months, which have so painfully exposed our weakness and […]