February 3, 2022

Spirit over Letter

In his Sermon on the Mount, after his Beatitudes and before he launches into the meat of his talk, Jesus pauses, and so will we. He pauses to introduce his main teaching by saying this:  Do not think that I […]
January 27, 2022

How to be Salt & Light

In his Sermon on the Mount, after his Beatitudes and before he launches into the meat of his talk, Jesus tells his followers:  “You are the salt of the earth. …You are the light of the world.” (Matthew 5:13-14)  Last […]
January 19, 2022

Salt & Light 

As Jesus transitions from his Beatitudes into the depth of the Sermon on the Mount, he makes a declaration:  “You are the salt of the earth. …You are the light of the world.” (Matthew 5:13-14)  What jumps out at me […]
January 13, 2022

Who is Jesus? 

C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien were close friends, both with absolutely brilliant minds, and the ability to make seemingly complicated theology very simple. Lewis famously observed, “Jesus is either who he said he is, or he is a liar or […]

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