Sick in Sin

Luke 5:31-32, “Those who are well have no need of a physician, but those who are sick. I have not come to call the righteous but sinners to repentance.” We are all ill, and it is killing us all. We all know this, for we all seek idols to give us pleasure in this life to…

The War on Christmas

With Christmas just around the corner, there have been uproars in Christian circles about “the war on Christmas.” On the one hand, some perceive a war on Christmas as being society’s intolerance of saying “Merry Christmas.” Society demands that we say “Happy Holidays” instead of “Merry Christmas” since the latter can be offensive to those…

Who Is Like God?

Psalm 113:5-6, Who is like the LORD our God, who is seated on high, who looks far down on the heavens and the earth? There is nothing above God, so He cannot look up. He only looks beneath Him to us miserable creatures and within Him to His perfect Holy Trinity. Neither does He look beside…

Christ’s Banquet

Luke 14:24, “For I tell you, none of those men who were invited shall taste My banquet.” What men is Jesus referring to at the close of this parable? Those people the master’s servant invited to the banquet but made excuses (vv. 17-18). God is the Master in the parable, Christ the servant, and we are…

The Good Neighbour

Luke 10:33, “But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was, and when he saw him, he had compassion.” Common biblical interpretation of this parable says we are the Samaritan and others are the half-dead man, which is somewhat true since Jesus says to do likewise (v. 37). But that is precisely the point:…

Let’s Stop Talking about Race

As your typical Millennial, I am heavily engaged in social media, particularly Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. I don’t know about you, but I am sick and tired of seeing all these posts about racism. One side condemns the alt-right white supremacists, the other side condemns Antifa, and yet another side condemns both, for they are…