The idea that “faith” can only be compromised or tarnished once it’s shared is foreign and unintelligible.
Jesus conquered the devouring lion and set us free from the jaws of death.
Jesus was not a ghost, not even a friendly one — and that really is the point of the story.
Jesus wills to be in our creation, preservation, and especially in our redemption.
Jesus has gone to a harrowing hell at the hands of sinful humanity and yet comes again in love and forgiveness.
Jesus upholds the weary, and yet his back is given to blows, his cheeks to fists, his beard to pulling.
The reign of God is the cause of creation and the creating force of a peaceable city.
Looking to the bronze serpent lifted high, a type of the One lifted for the life of the world, the Israelites live.
I no longer heard the word of the Lord; I looked through it.
Human freedom and divine gift are two freedoms that meet in the mystery of God’s calling.