The prophet Isaiah sings an eschatological melody.
Living by the Word
The story of two grieving and economically insecure women is the hinge of the entire covenant history.
More than a miracle story, this is a story of a call.
I don’t want to hear any more from Eliphaz, Bildad, or Zophar. I want answers.
The purpose of the word of God is not to make us feel condemnable, but to help us see what is commendable.
Israel’s claim that all people are created in God’s image is strikingly egalitarian.
I regularly pray for things that are unlikely to come about quickly, if at all.
Does a good woman give and give and give without thought to her own well-being?
The cross we choose to bear reveals who we think Jesus is.
Proclaiming God’s abundance or dwelling in perceived scarcity?
Hearing the word and doing it aren’t as far apart as Martin Luther thought.
In Psalm 84, an expectant swallow makes her nest in the temple.
Solomon has everything—and still, he seeks transformation.
David, Absalom, and the dangers of “hanging between heaven and earth”
“Trust me!” Jesus says, and the more he says it, the less the crowd is inclined to go along.