They know how to keep us coming back. Give us just enough to have us running back for more. A sprinkle here, a taste there. But not too much… Just a little bit of Jesus. Most Bible studies are very good at this. A nice story, a few interesting word studies, a little bit of… Continue reading Just a Little Jesus
Revelation is the scariest book in the Bible, says almost everyone. I just mentioned the word to my high school Sunday school class, and life long, baptized-as-a-baby Christians shuddered at the name. I asked if anyone had actually studied the book before, and two kiddos who grew up in other church traditions sheepishly raised their… Continue reading Revelation is the Scariest Book in the Bible
Sometimes I find it comforting to tuck a little Bible verse away, you know, one of those that you can pull out when you are having a bad day. I have even Google searched bible themes before, like “comfort” or “patience” just so the eternal wisdom of God could enlighten my specific situation. Just yesterday… Continue reading Coffee Cup Theology
TWO-minute Devotions for Holy Week.
MARY, sister to Lazarus, John 11 Originally posted on thejaggedword.com An emptiness dug a pit in her stomach when she remembered the face of her brother. He had a crooked smile when he had teased her, but he always followed with a strong, loving hug. He often defended her and made sure his sisters were… Continue reading Her Unbelief, His Light: 5 minute Advent Devotion