The Kingdom is alien to our world and much of what most consider Christianity today, making it essentially unusual, contrary, remote, inappropriate and incompatible with our norms. Thus, a mind-shift is needed for a life-shift until the alien becomes native. Consider Mark 4:26-28 in The Message... "...Jesus said, 'God’s kingdom is like seed thrown on … Continue reading The Resting Farmer (Mark 4:26-28)
There are Marketplace Morsels all over Scripture that illuminate our individual roles in daily life, at the office, in the field, in our communities, at home, in the car and everywhere else. Below, are some of the nuggets I've found over the years. Each morsel is separated by a horizontal line. And as I see more … Continue reading Marketplace Morsels
The following five verses/passages are dangerous to the status quo. As you read them, consider carefully how you would have heard and understood these words of Jesus if you had been with Him back then and there, sitting at His feet, listening intently? #1 In Matthew 10:23, while Jesus was talking with his disciples before sending them … Continue reading The “Second Coming”?