A month into the work, but the people’s spirits were flagging, and they needed a word from the Lord to lift them up.
Thankfully, soon it would be Sukkot, the Festival of Booths, and Haggai knew God had something to give them that would bring them great joy. Continue reading Minor Prophets: Haggai, Sukkot
The giving of the Holy Spirit in a new, never-before way was to be inaugurated by another never-before event. Continue reading Gospel of John: A Better Covenant
It was the eighth day, the Sabbath of the Sabbaths, for on this day the land had become theirs, apportioned among the tribes, as foretold. Already in the distance, the temple trumpets sounded from each parapet. Continue reading Gospel of John: Water From the Rock
I have heard speaking the truth in love described this way: You make a sandwich with two big slices of love, and you slip the meat of truth right in between them. Continue reading Gospel of John: Personal Pressure