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[1 Peter] The Harrowing of Hell

[1 Peter] The Harrowing of Hell

"Christ was put to death in the flesh, but made alive in the spirit, in which also he went and made a proclamation to the spirits in prison." - 1 Peter 3:19 This intriguing verse may be a reference to the day Jesus “descended into hell” (as in the Apostles...

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A Building from God

A Building from God

A BUILDING FROM GOD Hugh Farquhar The Epistle Reading in the Lectionary for next Sunday is 2 Corinthians 4;7-5:1. This verse stands out for me: “For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands,...

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[James] Gospel-Doing

[James] Gospel-Doing

"But be doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves." - James 1:22 It might seem that James, in his teaching, is the first leader of the "more than thoughts and prayers" movement. I'm not sure. James does concentrate on doing good works,...

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