This is the deepest purpose of Bible study and prayer – to come to know and experience God’s love for us, Father, Son and Spirit, and to share God’s love with each other. The transformation of the Holy Spirit begins and ends here, in God’s love. Continue reading Gospel of John: Metaphor to Reality
In God’s wisdom, Miriam experienced both the pain of exposure, and the deep and abiding joy of healing, restoration, and reconciliation. Continue reading Miriam
There is no power in all the physical world or the spiritual realm that is not ultimately under the authority and dominion of Almighty God.
Things are not always what they appear to be. Continue reading Minor Prophets: Habakkuk’s Questions
It is not the Lord’s way to substitute something else to relieve pain. Instead, God uses what is already there, but transforms it. Continue reading Gospel of John: Promise of Joy
It is the work of the Holy Spirit to convict hearts and reveal truth to minds. Our work is to love. Continue reading Gospel of John: Penalty, Power, Presence
God’s mighty deliverance of the world through the cross held echoes of the ancient contest God entered into with the powerful gods of Egypt. Continue reading Gospel of John: The Ruler of this World
This is good news for humankind, for we have been trying to appease angry gods for all of our recorded history. Continue reading Gospel of John: Three Concerns
Jesus was thirsty for water, and knew the woman at the well was thirsty for eternal life.
But. There is so . . . much . . . more to this story. You may be surprised by what the Greek reveals.
Continue reading Woman at the Well
Habakkuk evokes the deer which nimbly “tread upon the heights,” escaping, in the end, the trampling horses of Babylon. Continue reading Minor Prophets: The Book of Habakkuk
How in the world might Rumpelstiltskin be -at all- like the Paraclete? Continue reading Gospel of John: Rumpelstiltskin