Which is Love?

Jesus Heals A Paralyzed Man Have you ever wondered about how Christians (or even just religious people in general) ought to prioritize their actions? What I mean is, have you ever wondered which action should come first–defense of the faith or caring for someone? Truth or love? They don’t always go hand in hand, which … Read more

A Time to Mourn

The Prophet Joel The book of Joel is a short book–only three chapters in length. But, just as with all of the prophets, Joel’s message resounds and holds great importance to this period of prophetic speech within Israel’s history. As the reign of kings in both the northern and southern kingdoms is coming to an … Read more

A Remnant Blessing

Remnant Theology There is a fairly strong theme that carries through many of the prophetic books–the idea of a remnant. Of those who remain and survive the judgment that God is going to levy against the people of Israel and Judah. It is particularly important in the book of Isaiah, but today, I would like … Read more

Let Justice Roll Down

God Speaks; Will We Listen? In the book of Amos, God speaks out against the crimes of all people. Amos proclaims the words that God has delivered to him, and he prophesies against the injustices of Damascus, Gaza, Ashdod, Tyre, Edom, Ammon, Moab, Judah, and finally Israel. As we read through that list, we may … Read more