Fearless!

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. 1 John 4:18 ESV Terror attacks, earthquakes and endless wars dominate our daily headlines. Sometimes family conflicts and crises make it seem as if our world is…

A Seat at the Table Part Two

Then He turned to the woman and said to Simon, “Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave Me no water for My feet, but she has washed My feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head. You gave Me no kiss, but this woman has not ceased to kiss My…

A Seat at the Table

And behold, a woman in the city who was a sinner, when she knew that Jesus sat at the table in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster flask of fragrant oil, and stood at His feet behind Him weeping; and she began to wash His feet with her tears, and wiped them with the hair of her head; and she kissed His…

Ten Questions for God – Question One

 It seems we are sometimes under the impression that it is unwelcome to ask God questions. When I look into the New Testament however; I find that not only is Jesus not at all put out when asked questions. In fact some of our best stories from the lips of the greatest teacher came when…

Welcomed with a Holy Kiss

Greet one another with a holy kiss. All the churches of Christ greet you. Romans 16:16 Though we in the U.S. aren’t big on kissing when we meet one another at church, the greeting in the church of Paul’s day was more than just a handshake and a howdy. A kiss on the cheek  was a common greeting and a…