LIFTING UP THE LOWLY

[God] has shown strength with his arm;   he has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts.He has brought down the powerful from their thrones,   and lifted up the lowly;he has filled the hungry with good things,   and sent the rich away empty [Luke 1:51-53 NRSV] One of the most impactful essays I’ve everContinue reading “LIFTING UP THE LOWLY”

SEPTEMBER 14 – THE HOLY CROSS

And the Lord said to Moses, “Make a poisonous serpent, and set it on a pole; and everyone who is bitten shall look at it and live.” So Moses made a serpent of bronze, and put it upon a pole; and whenever a serpent bit someone, that person would look at the serpent of bronze and live.[Numbers 21:8-9]Continue reading “SEPTEMBER 14 – THE HOLY CROSS”

IMITATORS OF GOD

Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children, and live in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.[Ephesians 5:1-2] I’ve mentioned previously on this blog that I have a retired pastor friend with whom I walk regularly  twice a week. (Click HERE to seeContinue reading “IMITATORS OF GOD”