Contributed on Jan 8, 2007
Hebrews 4 calls us to work to rest. We do well when we do our work within the context of God’s rest.
We gather together on Sunday mornings in church for worship… so really we shouldn’t start by thinking of us and what we want or need from church. We start all this with the goal of worshiping God… of expressing our thanks and devotion to Him. But with that said, I do want people to receive ...read more
Contributed on Jan 21, 2007
This passage calls us to Christian life and service using the powerful imagery of food.
I know that I am not alone in this here today… three weeks ago I made one of those New Year’s resolutions to take off some weight. Pity me, because this is no small thing. First, I’ll be 42 this year. Even when I was 32 it really wasn’t that much work to drop a few extra pounds… but something ...read more
Contributed on Feb 5, 2007
The appearance of Melchizedek in Hebrews 7 is there to draw us not to this mysterious figure Melchizedek, but there to draw us to God through Jesus Christ.
Superior Order Questions, questions, questions. As far as I’m concerned, it is good for us to come to moments like these and ask our questions. We should bring our really big questions, right? Who – What – Where – When – Why – How? If we’re going to get to the bottom of things, we’re ...read more