The Interconnectedness of Our Liberation

38 John said to him, “Teacher, we saw someone casting out demons in your name, and we tried to stop him, because he was not following us.” 39 But Jesus said, “Do not stop him; for no one who does a deed of power in my name will be able soon afterward to speak evilContinue reading “The Interconnectedness of Our Liberation”

What Is Your Flagpole?

4 The Lord God has given me   the tongue of a teacher,that I may know how to sustain   the weary with a word.Morning by morning he wakens—   wakens my ear   to listen as those who are taught.5 The Lord God has opened my ear,   and I was not rebellious,   I did not turn backwards.6 I gave my back to those whoContinue reading “What Is Your Flagpole?”

Many Grains of Rice

As we work together with him, we urge you also not to accept the grace of God in vain. For he says,‘At an acceptable time I have listened to you, and on a day of salvation I have helped you.’ See, now is the acceptable time; see, now is the day of salvation! We are puttingContinue reading “Many Grains of Rice”

The Fiery Way to Freedom

Our text today is a part of Moses’ farewell speech to God’s people. Moses knows he won’t be the one to take them into the promised land, and it is time to pass on the mantle of prophetic leadership to someone else. We are eavesdropping on this farewell conversation. Let’s listen in: The Lord yourContinue reading “The Fiery Way to Freedom”