The most important thing on the to-do list crossed off

The risen Jesus said: “‘Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.’ And with that he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit” (John 20:21-22). What an enigmatic event! But why would Jesus give them his peace? Many of their dreams had been dashed (or so they … Continue reading The most important thing on the to-do list crossed off

The future you? A pillar of righteousness and peace

Imagine someone describing you like this: “They’re a pillar! They try to live rightly before God and others, and are free from excessive worry.” Wouldn’t that be great! But hold on, let’s back up a minute. There are times when hardship is discipline from God. I’m not saying that all hardship is discipline from our … Continue reading The future you? A pillar of righteousness and peace