The Two Sauls

You know, we have all gone through a lot of stress recently, haven’t we? And one way that we humans sometimes deal with stress is through ANGER. Now getting rid of stress by showing anger may be a way to feel sort of “better” afterwards, but, if that anger is directed at other people, THEYContinue reading “The Two Sauls”

Hinge Moments

Over the last year it seems that the world has been in a state of constant disruption as society evolves and reforms to fit the events that have transpired politically and economically. Many nations and individuals around the world have found themselves in a place of transition from the loss of employment, changing social interaction,Continue reading “Hinge Moments”

NRSV Gift & Award Bible

Over the last year I have been transitioning toward using the New Revised Standard Version translation of the Bible for my schoolwork and personal study times. As you could probably guess, the NRSV is an updated version of the RSV translation. Translators from a wide range of denominations around the world contributed to the development of theContinue reading “NRSV Gift & Award Bible”

Beloved Wretches

Jesus, in that last week of His earthly life – spent in Jerusalem – said and did many things before He was crucified. He told parables there, and one that perhaps had the most impact on the future was the one I just read a part of – in which Jesus compliments those He callsContinue reading “Beloved Wretches”

Words and Wisdom

Our scripture for this devotional is from a series of statements that Jesus made to His disciples soon after Palm Sunday, as they all entered Jerusalem. Jesus was talking to them about how, before the Second Coming arrived, some Christians would be persecuted or challenged for their faith. Jesus tonight calls such times of persecutionContinue reading “Words and Wisdom”