Isn’t it irritating when someone writes to you and gets your name wrong? We know instinctively that names are more than just labels – they’re important to our identity. In the Bible they’re often even more important than that – God uses names of people to reveal important truths and characteristics about them. We’re thinking [ more… ]
How skilled are you with a sword? The Bible – the Sword of the Spirit – is the primary weapon God has given us, and it’s also the foundation for growth in our relationship with God.
Luke 9:51 begins the central section of the book, and hinges around a critical decision by Jesus to go to Jerusalem. That choice was about far more than just the next stop on his itinerary – it was Jesus setting his priorities and sticking to them. What are the implications of that choice for us?