Proper 7(12) Year C

From Failed Monarchies to Exile (1 Kings 11 - 2 Kings 25; 2 Chronicles 10-36)
Bible Commentary

Solomon is only the third king of Israel, but already the kingdom has reached its high point. Over the next four hundred...

God’s TLC
Daily Reflection

Sometimes you run out of words. ...

Thirsty for God
Daily Reflection

Have you ever been really thirsty? I’m not thinking about ordinary thirst, the kind you can quench with a quick drink...

God Is the Joy of My Joy
Daily Reflection

Gracious God, thank you for being the source of my joy. 

Hope in God!
Daily Reflection

Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him again—my Savior and my...

Work’s Ultimate Meaning (Isaiah 60ff.)
Bible Commentary

Throughout the book, Isaiah encourages Israel with the hope that God will eventually put to right the wrongs the...

Techonology Founder Chi-Ming Chien Guides Company Culture with Isaiah 65 and Amos 5 (Video)

To this entrepreneur, Isaiah 65 means people from different backgrounds can share in good work together.

The Final Hope

The final hope of Christians is not to be spared the suffering that all people experience in the fallen world. It is to...

Best of Daily Reflections: The Tension of Faithful Prayer
Daily Reflection

Today I want to base my reflection on two verses from Psalm 22. In the first verse, the psalmist laments God’s lack of...

Understanding Life in Christ (Galatians 1:6–4:31)
Bible Commentary

Paul begins by identifying the problem among the Galatians. They “are turning to a different gospel” (Gal. 1:6)....

What is Good?

Jesus claims that the situations we might feel aggrieved or sad about can be the very ones to make us blessed or happy.

Jesus, Go Away!
Daily Reflection