The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried.
The NT does not proclaim grace where the OT proclaimed law, since God’s calling his people into healthy patterns of living was always his gracious gift.
Judgement is no longer on the basis of being part of the ethnic Jewish people of God...
Jesus says, ‘My job is the feeding; your job is the bringing.’
Jesus has warned us in advance, so we know what is to come, to keep our faith firm in the only one who can carry us safely to the end.
Worship is the submission of all our nature to God.
Do we know how to listen well? Do we know how to listen to God, and to those around us?
When Jesus says, ‘Give back to Caesar what is Caesar and to God what is God’s,’ is there anything more going on than a clever answer?
I didn’t want to keep people from dying; I wanted to show them how to live.
Garbage is a sign of provision. Potato peelings, apple cores, and squash seeds are silent witnesses that our Father is still feeding us.