Imagine comparing God’s presentation of the Ten Commandments to Steve Job’s presentation of a new Apple product. It’s not exactly a fair comparison, but in both cases, drama is made a big part of the announcement.
In the Bible, we are told of all the miraculous things that Jesus has done for his people. When you put your hope in Christ, you become one of his children; the people he has chosen for his inheritance.
After spending a brief time with my young niece, you will quickly learn that she loves gymnastics, she loves kittens, loves her teacher and love love loves mashed potatoes.
The world needs grace, which means it needs you.
Why contemplate the release, the so-called “freedom” of drunkenness, when our Lord tells us to be sober and vigilant in order that we may fully enjoy the benefits of His presence and the gift of redemption He promises?
Lake Michigan still leaves me in awe, too full of the touch of its presence to explain it clearly. Its size mocks my smallness.