This begins a three part series using the New Testament use of the ancient race as a metaphor for the Christian life. Here we learn the importance as in a running race, of the importance of getting a good start.
When the disciples are brought before the Sanhedrin and told to stop teaching in the name of Jesus. They will ask whether they should obey men rather than God? For in their minds the proof of the resurrection, of the...
Using selection from the poem by Francis Thompson, it is worth understanding the true nature of this Love of God toward we mere mortals. We are being pursued, by the most awesome force in the universe, unrelenting, unstoppable, and overwhelming.
Given the considerable warning our Lord has provided us concerning His call for us to follow Him. We really have no excuses to ever say “did we bargain for this?” It was never relayed that it would be easy.