I want to read some familiar words from the scriptures that I think have special relevance to the situation in which we find ourselves these day. Jesus is speaking, and says, “I am the door. If anyone enters by me, [they] will be saved and will go in and out and find pasture. The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.”
I really appreciate that last line. The life Jesus has come to announce to us and make...
What is your heart’s image of God? Do you imagine God distant or near, skimping or lavish, aloof or intimate?
I read these lines from the psalms recently and they helped shape my imagination of the God who is always with me:
They feast on the abundance of your house;
you give them drink from your river of delights.
9 For with you is the fountain of life;
in your light we see light.
“They” is simply all people who seek God. God is at home with abundance. We are...