Imprisoned, John the Baptist is in doubt about what he has done and what he has said.
Contemplating the brevity of life has its place, but loving death is the deadly sickness of those asleep to life’s wonder.
God comes in the person of Jesus Christ to defeat sin, the flesh, and the devil, a trinity but one horrific substance.
“I’ve grown attached to reading 2 Cor. 13:14 through the lens of three images, apportioning its triune blessing among them.”
The Christ who comes to bring the kingdom comes to every door, window, and crevice of the heart.
Jesus came to preserve your body and soul unto everlasting life.
The God of the Bible is seen in both fortune and misfortune.
Returning from exile, the people are planted like seed by the provident hand of God.
The people of the law go forth from Zion as exiles, resident aliens, strangers in a strange land.