The Unknown God

“Men of Athens, I perceive that in all things you are very religious;  for as I was passing through and considering the objects of your worship, I even found an altar with this inscription:  TO THE UNKNOWN GOD…” – Acts 17:22, 23 One of my favorite sermons of the apostle Paul’s was the one he … More The Unknown God

A New Experience

My family and I drive past it every day on our way to drop our son to school. It’s a beautiful old building in a quiet neighborhood. I’ve often wondered what it looks like inside. I recently learned that the word synagogue comes from the Greek word for gathering together. It can be a house … More A New Experience

The Better Choice

And Jesus answered and said to her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and troubled about many things. But one thing is needed, and Mary has chosen that good part, which will not be taken away from her” – Luke 10:41, 42 Years ago, I had two choices–study my Bible or watch TV.  Unfortunately, I chose … More The Better Choice

Living Water

But whoever drinks of the water that I will give him shall never thirst; but the water that I will give him will become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life” – John 4:14   When the Samaritan woman needed water, she went to the well to draw it.  There she … More Living Water

God’s Preparing

Courtney stood at the window of her flat, looking out and wondering why her life was so messy.  She found out that Quincy had been two-timing her, Astral was downsizing so there was a possibility that she might get laid off and her car was stolen.  She had gone into a bad neighborhood to drop … More God’s Preparing

Forgive

Does a spring yield at the same opening sweet and bitter water? – James 3:11 The words poured forth like the waters of the dam, gushing out without restraint.  They had been bottled up all morning, threatening to break loose but somehow she had managed to keep them in check.  On the ride home on … More Forgive