Jesus gives gifts. Without count, with no stinginess, he gives gifts freely—to you, to me, to our families, to the church, to all sinners weak and heavy laden.
The blessing given to Noah is finally Jesus on the cross for every sinner. Jesus, from the lineage of Noah, yet without sin.
The voice of Jesus, the Compassionate Shepherd brings peace and comfort on our journey.
As they laid John’s body into the tomb, they knew of a conversation concerning John that the world could not know. They knew of the conversation in Heaven.
A man from Nazareth, wearing no impressive gown, with no motivational speeches of Law, no blustering with cherry-picked Bible verses—a simple man from Nazareth comes into town and teaches. And all are astonished. How does...
Jesus is concerned with the whole you. He’s not a God of the checkbook; he’s the God of you. The complete you: spirit, soul, and body—your whole person.
Everything in the Church is ordered toward this: repentance for the forgiveness of sins.