Jesus, the Samaritan Woman, and the Bucket

“Sir,” the woman said, “you have nothing to draw with and the well is deep. Where can you get this living water?” – John 4:11 By Jay Ide We really can’t blame her for not understanding Jesus. After all, she doesn’t know him from any other Jew that’s rejected her. And everything he is saying […]

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Does God Actually Like Me?

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing. – Zephaniah 3:17 By Frank Christel Pastor John Piper recently answered an astounding question in his Desiring God column: […]

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Steadfast love and faithfulness meet; righteousness and peace kiss each other. Psalm 85:10   By Fr. Brad Van Deventer Out of all of the verses found in the Psalms, verse 10 of Psalm 85 is one of my favorites.  The image of steadfast love and faithfulness meeting, and righteousness and peace kissing (or rushing together/ embracing) […]

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From Where I Sit – Dec. 27

Before we start today’s article, I want to recap where we have been. So far, we have agreed: *  All Scripture is God-breathed. *  Jesus Christ is the same, yesterday, today and forever; *  God is light and in Him there is no darkness. *  The whole world is under the control of the evil […]

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