What’s your nature…

a rotting body is put into the ground, but what is raised won’t ever decay. 43 It’s degraded when it’s put into the ground, but it’s raised in glory. It’s weak when it’s put into the ground, but it’s raised in power. 44 It’s a physical body when it’s put into the ground, but it’s raised as a spiritualContinue reading “What’s your nature…”

without excuse…

For the wrath of God is revealed from heaven against all ungodliness and wickedness of those who by their wickedness suppress the truth. For what can be known about God is plain to them, because God has shown it to them. Ever since the creation of the world his eternal power and divine nature, invisibleContinue reading “without excuse…”

2 trees or not 2 trees – that is the question

We get so hung up on the fruit and the tree and the serpent being the devil and a bunch of stuff that we learned in Sunday School that simply isn’t in the Bible. I wonder sometimes why the apple got the short straw on being the fruit of the knowledge of good and evil. Was thisContinue reading “2 trees or not 2 trees – that is the question”

Who are you?

Who are you was a hit song by the Who, and has some interesting lyrics… I was reminded of this song though today as I read through the gospel passage for the lectionary of today, Luke 8:4-15, the parable of the good soil. You see “A sower went out to sow his seed; and as heContinue reading “Who are you?”

What is a lamp for?

This is a lamp that is in my house, I made it from a lamp kit from Lowes and a clarinet someone gave me. The base is a table top microphone stand. I glued all of the pieces together and had a tube cut in the middle that was threaded and ran the cord for theContinue reading “What is a lamp for?”

The river…

The rivers lift up, the rivers lift up their voice. O jehovah! the rivers lift up their roaring Psalm 93:3 Other translations talk about the seas or the floods, it all is about water. But what is this water? Why is water important? Water is huge in our understanding of who God is and who weContinue reading “The river…”

pruned…

John tells us the I am statements of Jesus. These are important because I am is the name that God gave to Moses at the burning bush. I am is the name of God. And in John Jesus expands on this understanding through  the I am statements. This Sunday’s I am is the vine. WeContinue reading “pruned…”

Fountain of life…

Have you ever heard of the fountain of youth? Wondered if you could ever find it? And what would you do if you found a magical fountain that would make you young and live for ever? Well maybe the fountain of youth is not as far fetched as we think it is. It is howeverContinue reading “Fountain of life…”

Rainbow = promise

How many of you have ever seen a rainbow? It is a wonderful surprise when the water and light in the air hit in the right way so the light refracts and the colors in the light can come forth and show the beauty of creation… But do you stop and think about what thatContinue reading “Rainbow = promise”