The Good Word
A blog on Scripture and preaching.
Mar 6 2014 - 12:19pm0 comments
The devil does deserve his due. He’s damnably creative. Hard to imagine a better trio of temptations than those he made Jesus. Of course a fasting Messiah wants, and needs, food. Life’s basic necessities make for powerful bargaining chips. And what Messiah, filled with foreboding for the coming mission, wouldn’t leap into arms offering escape? How many of us, knowing what we must do, aren’t sorely seduced by the promise of flight? And Messiahs aren’t alone in being allured by the idea of...
Mar 6 2014 - 10:26am0 commentsLet nothing disturb you,
Let nothing frighten you. . . . . . .Whoever has God lacks nothing;
God alone suffices.
Mar 5 2014 - 8:18am1 comment
Facebook has become a fixture of modern life. Hard to believe that it’s only ten years old. It was launched, by Mark Zuckerberg and his classmates, at Harvard University, in February of 2004. The social networking site took its moniker from the directories of undergraduate student pictures, often distributed on American campuses.
Mar 3 2014 - 11:17am0 comments
In the first entry in the Bible Junkies Online Commentary on Galatians, I discussed introductory matters concerning the founding of the churches to the Galatians, the situation when Paul wrote to them, when the letter might have been written and the type of letters which Paul wrote, based on the common Greco-Roman letters of his day.