Why does Jesus tie these two things together?
Monday lectionary email, archived here on Friday.
Like the first humans, I am far from divine.
It's hard for me to grasp that mortality is my fate, too.
There is no "on the mountain" and "off the mountain."
It's not immediately clear what this command means.
I came into the world cursed with the ability to see all sides of an issue.
The prescription for the persistent malady of God’s people
The preacher is still green! Maybe we'll hear something hopeful.
There was certainly nothing wrong with doing what I did before.
So often the call to discipleship slides into becoming a call to church membership.