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

Hold firmly, as if someone was trying to snatch it away

We’ve been talking about being God’s house. Hebrews 3:6 says: “we are [God’s] house, if indeed we hold firmly to our confidence and the hope in which we glory.” So yes, we are God’s house—but if we “hold firmly” to our confidence and hope in Jesus. Are you holding firmly to that confidence and hope? … Continue reading Hold firmly, as if someone was trying to snatch it away