Monthly Archives: October 2009

Jesus Asleep In The Boat

“And a great storm developed on the sea so that the waves began to swamp the boat. But he was asleep.” Matthew 8:24 I always wondered how Jesus could sleep on the stern of the boat with water spraying his … Continue reading

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Genuine Fellowship

There is no truth towards Jesus without truth towards man. Untruthfulness destroys fellowship, but truth cuts false fellowship to pieces and establishes genuine brotherhood. ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer, The Cost of Discipleship

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I Have Engraved You On The Palm Of My Hands

“Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands: your … Continue reading

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The Discipline of Waiting

Since ancient times no one has heard, no ear has perceived, no eye has seen any God besides you, who acts on behalf of those who wait for him. Isaiah 64:4I think one of the hardest things to do is … Continue reading

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In Our Good Behavior We’re Liable to the Baddest Sins

Here is an excerpt from Eugene Peterson’s very good book Under The Unpredictable Plant (page 31). “Here it is again, one of the oldest truths in spirituality, with special variation ins pastoral ministry: it is in our virtuous behavior that … Continue reading

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