Beyond Sunday: Higher ReconciliationMonday, June 29, 2020
When Christ's family looked for Him, they did not go in to find Him. They wanted Him to obey their wishes.
No one can explain the phenomena of Israel and the Holy One of Israel adequately without realizing the fundamental distinctive of Yahweh's transcendence.
The sons of Seth intermingled themselves with the excommunicated race of Cain: They took wives of all that they chose.
The good which God requires of us is, not the paying a price for the pardon of sin and acceptance with God, but love to himself; and what is there unreasonable, or hard, in this?
During Abram's sojourn in Canaan, Melchizedek met and treated him with hospitality (Genesis 14:18-20). Much mystery appears to hang about this distinguished personage.
For to us this Child was born, and for us He laid down His life.
Advent prepares us not only to commemorate Jesus' first, humble arrival in a manger, but also helps us more fully invite Christ into our present lives while anticipating His final, glorious coming.
Wisdom, in the ancient world, was a way of viewing and approaching life, instructing the young in proper conduct and morality, and answering questions about life's meaning...
While living in the midst of great prosperity, Job was suddenly overwhelmed by a series of trials that fell upon him. Amid all his sufferings he maintained his integrity.
There are no qualities, no excellencies in Christ, which are not ours through the gift of Himself.
There is a certain time appointed by God, which no human mind or action can alter. By virtue of this appointment of God, all changes that happen in the world, whether comforts or calamities, come to pass.
Christ gives us the strength to be content in any and every circumstance. This isn't carte blanche power to conquer every problem the world throws our way...