A Question Out of the Darkness

John the Baptist would have excited your imagination. First, there was the rugged, ascetic appearance and air of the man. His eyes were ablaze with a strange, intense fire, and his voice roared the judgment of God like peals of thunder, and his clothes were so different, exotic, strange, way out, actual camel’s hair. WordContinue reading “A Question Out of the Darkness”

Remember Those Who Ran Their Race

Andrew Carroll has been urging people not to throw away letters written by family members or friends during war times. Carroll, director of the Center for American War Letters, says, “Younger generations are reading these letters, asking questions, and saying, ‘Now I understand what you endured, what you sacrificed.’ ” When Paul was imprisoned inContinue reading “Remember Those Who Ran Their Race”

When You Grow Weary Doing Good

After exhorting the believers in Galatia and warning them of the things they should avoid (Galatians 5:1—6:8), Paul may have known they would be feeling overwhelmed with the responsibilities of the Christian life. So he encourages them with the words of verse 9: “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the properContinue reading “When You Grow Weary Doing Good”