One form of ancient instruction was paraenesis, which lists various rules without a clear outline or progression of thought.
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
For Luke, sickness is the devil’s work, which Jesus came to combat.
Where there is a rending, there is a healing not far behind.
Why in the world would Isaiah use the image of snow as a sign of life with God?
Have you ever heard of an egregore?
How could Jesus assume that all those who heard him preach would never treat their children in such a way?
The world is overwhelming, and we need nourishment.
Christians struggle to be prophetic in the world. Amos could help.
This life of faith can be a dusty one.
What does freedom in Christ taste like?
The prophet exhibits all four HALT states at once in 1 Kings 19.
We are often told that “negative” emotions are to be ejected, tossed aside, and forgotten as quickly as possible.
Luke slows down to elaborate the diversity of the crowd—simply for the pleasure of it.
The reading from Revelation skips over lines that will likely put off many hearers.
Christ has brought the entire cosmos into submission? Frankly, it doesn’t look that way.