I was fired up about faith moving mountains, but suddenly stopped short by "Forgive, if you have anything against anyone."
It's pick-your-own blueberry season in New England.
The killer brutally murdered a teenaged girl. Twenty-one years later he was still awaiting execution.
John A. Nelson
Scripture sets so many traps.
There is always something that can be done, especially by those with privilege.
Eternity has that big sound, like a thunderstorm that will come later in the day or something grand that is just beyond our reach.
By its end, Handel left no doubt that the Messiah "shall reign forever—and ever, forever and ever!"
Richard L. Floyd
The church is gathered to hear God's life-giving promises and the Good News of God's great love for us in Jesus Christ.
Martin B. Copenhaver
Sometimes I think that Christmas, properly celebrated, would not be a fixed date on the calendar. It would not happen on the same day every year. It would be more like a surprise party.
You take a wild and wooly word from Jesus like this one about faith moving mountains and learn to whittle it down, to domesticate it, to nuance it, to explain it.