Paul’s letter to the Philippians was written while he was in prison. Yet it’s considered his most joyful letter. Could you write a message of joy and thanks from prison?
Invitations are funny things. When invitations are given, we all want to be included, even if we don’t want to fulfill the responsibilities associated with the invitation. When we don’t receive an invitation, we wonder why we weren’t included.
The greatest miracle of all is the one we celebrate each year on Easter, the resurrection. The resurrection proves Jesus is who He says He is. But how do we prove the resurrection?
Faith. What is faith for a Christian? In Mark 5, we see two different people, with very different stories, and very different faith. But for each of them, different as they are, it’s Jesus at the heart of their faith.
Bravery. Courage. What are they? What does it mean to be brave? This world offers a variety of answers to those questions. And an array of motivators. Not all of them are honest, or wholesome.
The Bible tells us Satan is real, and that he’s a slanderer intent on leading us astray. Society says that evil doesn’t exist, that everyone has his or her own truth and choices. Which is correct?
Doubt arises when we look at a problem and don’t see a solution. Or when we see a solution, but that solution seems impossible.
Miracles. As a society, we’re somewhat obsessed with them. We’re hungry for miracles and we’ll declare almost anything without a clear explanation.