“Being in Jesus” is John’s theological language to describe a state of communion essential for our faith.
I've long identified with Mary's fire. Now I want to learn from Elizabeth.
This seems to be par for the course.
Sometimes the terror we know is more tolerable than the peace we can’t imagine.
The psalmist calls for something that is hard for us to imagine.
“If we don’t understand the Judaism of Jesus’ time, how can we understand him and his message?”
In Torah, the stranger appears as a guest to be welcomed, not a problem to be solved.
Why do we forgive him so much more easily than migrants today?
To know any truth about God, we must be drawn into the life of the Trinity. But how?
The psalmist puts out a clarion call.