Maturity and sifting out the gunk in our minds

In Hebrews 5:14 we learn that those who are spiritually mature “have trained themselves to distinguish good from evil.” Maturity is not a finish line where you have completed everything you need to know. There is continual training. A part of this training is learning to distinguish between good and evil.  There is objective good … Continue reading Maturity and sifting out the gunk in our minds

Speaking about Jesus in the present tense

Maybe it sounds like a strange suggestion, but I think that when we talk about Jesus we should do it more frequently in the present tense. Instead of always saying that “Jesus said” such-and-such, why not say that “Jesus says” such-and-such. For example, Jesus says that we should love our enemies. Jesus says that we … Continue reading Speaking about Jesus in the present tense