How do you feel about the end of the world?  At first Jesus' words about the end might elicit worry, excitement or panic.  But what he really intends is to reassure…
Christ is concerned that we not be led astray.  He urges us to stand guard faithfully, not to be alarmed or panicked, but to trust him to encircle us, save…
What does it mean to be blessed?  According to Jesus, it means trusting in him for our full salvation, and realizing he has named us his saints.
"Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me" cried Bartimaeus.  The crowds ask him to be quiet.  Jesus calls him over.  Who are you in this story?
Of the ten lepers who asked Jesus for healing, only one returned to give thanks to him, and he was a Samaritan.  This passage is not so much about giving thanks,…
Jesus' teachings on marriage go back to God's original intention for men and women at creation.  We have two choices when faces with our disinclination to follow God's intention.  We…

On Being Jealous

2015-09-27
It's easy to be jealous of the things others have.  We even get jealous over God, telling him who can have Christ's Spirit and when.  But God alone has the…