Honor, Shame & Jesus
“ Jews demand signs and Greeks look for wisdom, but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, but to those whom God has called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom of God.” 1 Corinthians 1:22-24 NIV¹ People questioned Jesus with two motives in […]
In The Pits: Part 4
“ Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Won’t you first sit down and estimate the cost to see if you have enough money to complete it? For if you lay the foundation and are not able to finish it, everyone who sees it will ridicule you… “Or suppose a king is about […]
In The Pits: Part 3
“ Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. James 1:27 NIV¹ According to the history of the great Roman empire, Rome considered itself to be polytheistic and pagan. It was established […]
Where is the Love?
“ And Jesus, when He came out, saw a great multitude and was moved with compassion for them, because they were like sheep not having a shepherd. So He began to teach them many things.” MARK 6:34 We are entering a new age and culture of debates framed largely to appease emotion rather than factual […]