Lord of the Sabbath

Lord of the Sabbath

 I was reading this week in the Gospel of Luke about some things that Jesus had to say about the Sabbath. After His disciples took some flak from the Pharisees for plucking and eating ears of grain while walking through the grain fields on the Sabbath, Jesus replied,...
Come Away

Come Away

And He [Jesus] said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. (Mark 6:31, ESV) You know the rest of the story. When they got to that quiet place, their...
Silken Steel

Silken Steel

Job 8:14, describing the man who forgets God, says, “His confidence is severed, and his trust is a spider’s web.” The implication is that a spider’s web is fragile. To anyone who has swatted away a cobweb with no more effort than it takes to swat a fly, this is true....