What was he like?

It’s a dusty summer afternoon in Palestine. The heat is the last thing a young couple worries about as they watch their soft-spoken benign son arrange His things as He prepares to leave for a prayer meeting. He knows they are watching Him, and He glances there from time to time with a radiant smile…

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The Wicked Righteous

There is a difference between the righteous and the wicked. We often pride ourselves in having the ability to see this demarcation, but nothing is further from the truth. The Bible is replete with ‘righteous misfits’: people who were written off as ‘unsavable’, even to the heathen, yet prevailed with God. At the head of…

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Rejoice in difficult transitions

When people go through transitions in life that cause discomfort it is frequently common to hear words of distress and displeasure. If we mention the feelings that are involved during hard transitions the least we can say is that it doesn’t feel nice. Oh, how at these moments the typical mind craves for relief! This…

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