New Year’s Day

Timing (Eccl 3:1-4:6)
Bible Commentary

If work has no single, unchanging purpose, perhaps it has a myriad of purposes, each meaningful in its own time. The...

A Time to Kill and a Time to Heal

Editor's Note: According to Ecclesiastes 3, "There is a time for everything...." Not everything on that list, however,...

Authority (Psalm 8)
Bible Commentary

Psalm 8 is an exception in Book 1, as it does not pertain specifically to David. Its concern is with all human...

Real, Basic Stewardship
Daily Reflection

You gave them charge of everything you made, putting all things under their authority.Psalm 8:4At this time of year,...

Babylon and the New Jerusalem: A Tale of Two Cities (Revelation 17-22)
Bible Commentary

A city that renounces God is condemned, but paradise bustles with meaningful work.

Sheep and Goats (Matthew 25:31-46)
Bible Commentary

Jesus’ final teaching in this section examines how we treat those in need. In this account, when Jesus returns in his...