Observation Who is writing this short letter? Who is being addressed? What does Paul say to Archippus in the book of Colossians? Where did the church meet for worship? Interpretation What is the relationship of the three people to each … Continue reading
The Jewish people have a beautiful word that is multi-dimensional for describing a well-ordered heart. It’s shalom. The closest equivalent that we have in the English language is the word, peace. Peace is a rare commodity. We have divisions in … Continue reading
What do members of Christ’s Church in Idaho Falls do? Mark 9:50 – “Have salt in yourselves, and have peace with one another.” John 13:14 – “You also ought to wash one another’s feet” John 13:34-35 – “A new commandment … Continue reading
No bus in Jerusalem would take us. Some of the locals advised us not to go. All of the tourist information boxed in with warning signs the West Bank sections of their books. But my buddy and I wanted to go. Finally, … Continue reading
Recently, I took my family to a local Christmas concert. Coming in to the newly-renovated theater, I admired the building’s interior: beautiful plaster design, intricate octagonal tile work, and sky lights in the lobby. We made our way up into the circular balcony. … Continue reading
From today’s reading in The NKJV Daily Bible: Oh, that you had heeded My commandments! Then your peace would have been like a river, and your righteousness like the waves of the sea (Isaiah 48:18).