[John] So Loved

[John] So Loved

“For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life.”  — John 3:16 Our first hint of incarnation comes in the creation story. God makes all this stuff out of darkness: a fire...
[Luke] Imagine with Me

[Luke] Imagine with Me

And when they could not find how they might bring him in, because of the crowd, they went up on the housetop and let him down with his bed through the tiling into the midst before Jesus.” – Luke 5:19 NKJV Come, imagine with me!  What would it feel like in...
[Mark] All in a Day

[Mark] All in a Day

“The disciples gathered around Jesus, and told him all they had done and taught.”  – Mark 6:30 What a day. The disciples return from their mission of teaching and curing the sick. They gather around Jesus ‘telling him all they had done and taught.’ Jesus...
[Zechariah] Night Visions

[Zechariah] Night Visions

“In the night I saw a man riding on a red horse! He was standing among the myrtle trees in the glen; and behind him were red, sorrel, and white horses. Then I said, “What are these, my lord?” The angel who talked with me said to me, “I will show you what they...
[Habakkuk] Questions for God

[Habakkuk] Questions for God

Though the fig tree does not blossom,     and no fruit is on the vines; though the produce of the olive fails,     and the fields yield no food; though the flock is cut off from the fold,     and there is no herd in the stalls,      yet I will rejoice in the Lord;...
[Nahum] God is Good?

[Nahum] God is Good?

“Yahweh is good, a stronghold in a day of troubles, protecting those who take refuge in God.”  — Nahum 1:7 God is good. All the time. All the time. God is good. It is a popular call and response. I’m not sure of its origins. I recall it as I...