What does it mean that Jesus lived as a Jewish rabbi who called and trained disciples? And how does learning about his teachings in their original context enable us to better live out our calling? Jesus’ first followers responded to his words with actions that astound us. They left home, family, and comfort behind to […]
No one is innocent of harming others through gossip. Is there any way to improve what comes out of our mouths?
Why does the Bible begin with the second letter of the alphabet, not the first? To show that not all knowledge is accessible to man, but some is reserved for God himself.
Hebrew has a word for love that is richer and deeper than any English has ever conceived. Based in a covenantal relationship, hesed is a steadfast, rock-solid faithfulness that endures to eternity.
We modern Christians struggle more to understand our Bibles than many people throughout history.
Jesus used elegant rabbinic reasoning to rule that healing was permissible on the Sabbath
“Our father in heaven” doesn’t quite mean what you think.
How we invest the gifts God gives us really does matter.
Some people have rejected Christmas and Easter because of their origins. But the examples of the standing stone and bronze serpent shed light on whether a practice is “pagan” in God’s eyes.
The famous pool lay undiscovered because of the properties of living water.