Hans Boersma sees scripture as more open to imaginative reading than our modern methods permit. The key is faith in Christ.
Season after Pentecost | 11th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A)
Genesis 18:1-15, (21:1-7); Psalm 116:1-2, 12-19; (Exodus 19:2-8a; Psalm 100;) Romans 5:1-8; Matthew 9:35-10:8, (9-23)
If it's in the first verse of Romans 5, it must be important to Paul.
God’s experience of hospitality—in the mysterious travelers and in the person of Jesus—inspires us to think beyond an Abraham-vs.-Sarah or Martha-vs.-Mary divide.
by Michael FickJune 28, 2016
When we are overwhelmed by our daily struggles, when we get weary because of the dehumanization that results from hatred and greed, Proverbs 8 and Psalm 8 remind us how God conceives of us as human beings crowned with glory and honor.