The law is a gift, instruction for God’s people, treasured guidance for daily life.
Our peace and hope and faith, grounded in this holy child, is stronger than death itself.
Human agency must say, “Let it be to me according to your word,” but even this is a gift of prevenient grace.
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.