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Two baby lambs sleeping

Have No Fear, Little Flock

If we do not put the kingdom first, then we run the risk of being hypocrites who do things behind closed doors we would not want spoken of openly..

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The ceiling of a beautiful church full of icons in St. Petersburg, Russia

So Great a Cloud of Witnesses

With all of these witnesses to accompany us—even cheering us on—the author says that we now need to look where the path is going: Jesus.

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A woman praying outside with arms raised on a beautiful sunny day

How to Be Like God

Are we to be like God? There isn’t a simple answer to this question.

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Water splashing in the top of a bucket

Drink Deeply from the Waters of Salvation

God has more to do in us and through us as we drink deeply from and share with others the water of salvation.

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When the Wolf Lives With the Lamb

Then the whole world is filled with the knowledge of God, all things will be transformed. Violence will cease. Enemies will become friends. Injustice will be replaced with peace.

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The sun shining down through the water on the ocean floor

Seeing Beneath the Surface

Isaiah foretold the day when a unique leader would be given to the people of God. Because this leader would be filled with the Spirit of God, he wouldn’t see only what’s on the surface.

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A man with a bike silhouetted against a sunset

Boasting in God

When we do something important, we are tempted to take all the credit. Yet Scripture reminds us that the good we do comes because of God’s work in and through us.

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Sunrise over a creek

After the Destruction – Part 2

God is present after the disruption and he is fully engaged with his creation because the earth is his.

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An old fishing boat on land

After the Destruction – Part 1

We will be an acceptable offering to God.

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Symbols of legal justice: statue of Lady Justice, law books, a globe.

God’s Commitment to Justice

In many passages of Scripture, including Isaiah 10, God condemns those who use their power to oppress others.

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A church choir performing in a sanctuary decorated for Christmas with a large tree

Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace

Jesus makes God known to us in many different ways. Through Jesus we can receive God’s counsel and benefit from God’s might.

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A man walking through a desolate, rocky, coastal landscape

Overcoming Fear with Fear

There are many things in this world that can cause us to feel afraid.

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