The Glory Of The Gap In Understanding

In the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus prayed for believers He would never meet in the flesh, those scattered from country to country in a far distant future. I don't know all there is to know in the Bible and I won't ever fully grasp it, but Jesus anticipated that in the future we would discover precisely what we needed to learn to find Him. [Click title to read more.]


Cultivating Careful Speech

If we aren't careful, we can reduce the revolutionary concept of cultivating careful, loving speech - words that are like "fresh water" (James 3:11) - to anodyne truisms like "don't use profanity" or "don't gossip" and sometimes "don't say mean things about people" and pretend that's enough. In reality, mastering godly speech is a far more difficult and complex endeavor. [Click title to read more.]