He is despised and rejected by men, A Man of sorrows and acquainted with grief. And we hid, as it were, our faces from Him; He was despised, and we did not esteem Him. Surely He has borne our griefs And carried our sorrows; Yet we esteemed Him stricken, Smitten by God, and afflicted. Isaiah … Read moreSuffering Servant
How often do we feel like life is spinning in a never ending circle of unmet expectations, unrealized goals and unachieved successes? At times it feels the harder we work the further we fall behind and the more we desire to achieve the more we find ourselves in want. We could strike this up to … Read moreWho Is Our Teacher?
There is a fascinating and frankly blunt discussion of faith found in the book of James. James, in the second chapter of his writing, shares a fundamental reality regarding faith. That reality… it is known by its action not simply its words. Now James had already begun this thought back in James one when he … Read moreFaith Is Known By Its Action
Fear is something we all face. It can make us uneasy, make us avoid situations or even isolate us. Fear can also keep us from receiving the blessings of God. In the book of Exodus, Moses leads the children of God out of Egypt. Following the lead of God, the people end up encamped by … Read moreFear and Blessing