Dangers of literal interpretation of Scripture — Part One I’ve been reading through the Psalms and enjoying it greatly. What a great, rich diversity of thoughts and expressions! Yesterday I came to Psalm 91, which is a great Psalm and one that I shared with the entire family in the aftermath of our home invasion … Continue reading Under His Wings
Chapter 5 of Matthew Gospel has a title that usually says something like “Sermon on the Mount” or something similar. Whether we see it primarily as preaching or teaching or just Jesus spontaneously sharing wisdom one things is clear–this was heavy stuff! This was not a feel-good , follow-me-and-everything-will-be-great message. There was no hint of … Continue reading Am I blessed?
Much of North American Christianity has celebrated the words of those who proclaim the gospel. But the Bible says, “How beautiful are the feet of those who proclaim good news.” Yes, their words are good. But here are…some beautiful feet. ~Slow Church, Smith and Pattison