Why read the Bible? Here are five basic reasons to read the Bible, according to the Bible itself.
Why pray the Lord's Prayer? Isn't better to just talk to God, to share what is on our heart? Sometimes it is. But at other times, the Lord's Prayer offers us the words that we need to address the God that we love.
Can faith save you? James asks us this question in his New Testament letter, and I want to say, Yes! So what is he getting at with this question? Here are my thoughts about this thought-provoking passage.
A few of my favorite quotes on silence, particularly as it relates to prayer.
"Even Though He Sleeps, Christ Is in the Boat" - My Sermon on Mark 4:35-41
Jesus came to bind the strong man, Satan, so that we would be free to live out Jesus' mission. Here is my sermon on Mark 3:20-35.
Martin Luther's Sacristy Prayer
The miracle of the ascension assures us that Jesus, seated at the right hand of God, will be us always. Here is my sermon on this paradoxical miracle.
Of what help is it to you that God is God, if he is not God to you? - Martin Luther
Behold, Lord, an empty vessel that needs to be filled ... - A Prayer of Martin Luther