Jesus is put to the test in a series of questions about taxes, the resurrection of the dead and the greatest commandment. What does His answer about money tell us about who we are? What does His answer about the resurrection tell us about our identities in the new creation? Why does He bring up commandments they didn't ask about in His answer to the Law. Then Jesus turns the tables and asks a question of His own. Daniel and Erick talk about all of this. Check it out!
Growing up, I dreaded the first Sunday of each quarter. Every time during the evening service, we would have Lord’s Supper after the sermon. It was clockwork, without fail. I dreaded these services because they seemed to always have the same emphasis...
Chad and Daniel discuss the funniest passage in the old testament followed by a very difficult one. Moses questions Aaron about the golden calf. Aaron lies. God offers mercy but not everyone takes it. What does God's reaction to Isreal's idolatry tell us and where are Christ and the gospel in all of this? They talk about these things and more in this episode. Check it out!
If the cross were to happen today, not on Golgotha, but in our own locale, would we take selfies? Instead of a hill, would we display the cross on the far more prominent vista of social media? It’s an abhorrent juxtaposition, but it may not be so far from reality.
“Obey God and he will bless you,” says the wind and the reed is bent over and bruised throughout. “God will never stop loving you but you can disappoint him,” says the wind and the once lit candle is now a sad smoldering wick. “God never gives you anything you can’t handle” says the coffee mug of Pop Christianity and the soul who is barely hanging on is now tapping out.
When I was a kid, punchdrunk in church by all the legalistic blows to my head, I stumbled into a warped state of mind about what’s going to happen when Jesus crashes the world’s party at the end of time. He would squeeze all humanity into this colossal theatre in the sky. And one by one, movies of our lives would be shown on the screen. Unedited.