Two great Americans and two great quotes. “Twenty years from now, you will be more disappointed in the things you didn’t do than the things that you did.” Mark Twain It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles or where the doer of deeds could … More Twain, Roosevelt and Us
Yesterday, Sunday September 24th, 2017 was an important day for the Church in America. It was the day set aside to educate, motivate, and take action on the perhaps the most grievous 21st Century problem facing humanity. I’m not talking about global warming, or in-credible leadership, or political partisanship or millennial angst, or declining church … More The Importance of September 24th
They are two of the simplest, shortest, and most profound of Jesus’ parables. The text comes to us in a chapter filled with parables of the kingdom. In these three verses, two parables hinged together by a common phrase appearing in both. Read it again. … More What is the Value of the Kingdom?
Sunday Afternoon Musings They wanted a king, an earthly king who would subjugate the Romans, turn the tables, Jews on top, Romans under thumb. They wanted something other than what Jesus wanted. They didn’t have ears to hear. But some did. Some heard Him say that His kingdom was not of this world. Some heard … More The Glories of the Gospel