Identificados como Creyentes

Entonces Jesús afirmó:   —Ciertamente les aseguro que el hijo no puede hacer nada por su propia cuenta, sino solamente lo que ve que su padre hace, porque cualquier cosa que hace el padre, la hace también el hijo.  Pues el padre ama al hijo y le muestra todo lo que...

Don’t major on the minors

One day a mother brought her teenage daughter to see me. The young lady did not ask or want to talk with me; but her mom had determined she was “rebellious” and had dragged her daughter in for a session so Pastor Jim could “fix” her. (sigh) As I looked at the...

Yes, Lord! Well, actually just maybe

As recorded in the gospel of John, chapter 5, Jesus asks a longtime invalid if he wanted to get well. Initially, this seems like a silly question. Of course a crippled man would want to walk – right? Well, maybe not. Being lame meant being taken care of by others,...

Jesus creates a dilemma for a man

For 38 years he had been an invalid. During those long, torturous seasons, he had lain with the other outcasts at the pool of Bethsada. Year after year was filled with days when he wondered if this would be the one when he made it into the pool and was healed. Quite...

You’re right, this is not the way it is supposed to be

I ran across this quote for Scott Peck from his book, The Road Less Traveled: “Life is difficult. This is one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we truly know that life is difficult —...