Have we got it backwards?
This passage has a sense of mystery as well as joy.
Kenneth L. Samuel
Recently a friend of mine recommended that I follow a certain course of action in dealing with a potential adversary. The advice seemed reasonable, applicable and definitely understandable to anyone with full knowledge of the situation.
In this activist denomination the Holy Spirit is often imagined as a divine wrecking ball, smashing oppression and clearing the debris of injustice
Richard L. Floyd
On that first Pentecost the crowd thought the disciples were drunk, but they weren't drunk, they were "inspired."
A rabbi on the show Transparent wants to start a family, so she is devastated when she experiences a miscarriage.
In my social settings, the person whose faith leads with commandments is pretty sure to find themselves isolated in a corner.
This sentence from Mark is just one example of the peculiar way the Bible often has of describing extraordinary events.
Emily C. Heath
Recently someone I respected and cared about did something pretty hurtful.
John A. Nelson
In many Bible passages that contrast "world" and "spirit," it can seem that the Bible takes sides: bad world; good spirit.