rule forever

Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and his Christ, and he will rule forever and always.” (Revelation 11:15, CEB) The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and his Christ,Continue reading “rule forever”

Let love rule

17 “Brothers and sisters, I know you acted in ignorance. So did your rulers. 18 But this is how God fulfilled what he foretold through all the prophets: that his Christ would suffer. 19 Change your hearts and lives! Turn back to God so that your sins may be wiped away. 20 Then the Lord will provide a season of relief fromContinue reading “Let love rule”

A Psalm of David

1The Lord says to my lord, “Sit at my right hand until I make your enemies your footstool.” 2The Lord sends out from Zion your mighty scepter. Rule in the midst of your foes. 3Your people will offer themselves willingly on the day you lead your forces on the holy mountains. From the womb of the morning, like dew,Continue reading “A Psalm of David”

Sabbath Controversies

At that time Jesus went through the grainfields on the sabbath; his disciples were hungry, and they began to pluck heads of grain and to eat. 2When the Pharisees saw it, they said to him, “Look, your disciples are doing what is not lawful to do on the sabbath.” 3He said to them, “Have you not readContinue reading “Sabbath Controversies”

Set free, whose way?

On the next day, when they had come down from the mountain, a great crowd met him. And behold, a man from the crowd cried out, Teacher, I beg you to look at my son, for he is my only child. And behold, a spirit seizes him, and he suddenly cries out. It convulses himContinue reading “Set free, whose way?”

Promise

Brothers and sisters, I give an example from daily life: once a person’s will has been ratified, no one adds to it or annuls it. Now the promises were made to Abraham and to his offspring; it does not say, ‘And to offsprings’, as of many; but it says, ‘And to your offspring’, that is, to one person, who is Christ. MyContinue reading “Promise”

Honor God…

Then Pharisees and scribes came to Jesus from Jerusalem and said, “Why do your disciples break the tradition of the elders? For they do not wash their hands when they eat.” He answered them, “And why do you break the commandment of God for the sake of your tradition? For God commanded, ‘Honor your fatherContinue reading “Honor God…”