The story of the son who took his fortune and headed to the big city to waste it away is well known. Luke 15:11-32 is where it can be found. This isn’t so much the story of the son who left for the city, nor is it about the older son who stayed home to serve the family. This is about the father. It’s about what was important to him. Continue reading
Our lives are often focused on survival; having enough to live each day, putting a little aside to enjoy a moment of pleasure and making sure that there’s something left for the days ahead when our eyes grow dim and our strength ebbs away. Continue reading
Pourquoi Jésus représenterait-il un obstacle ?
Sûrement toutes les bonnes choses qu’il faisait ne représentaient pas un obstacle pour les gens ! Et pourtant même l’homme que Dieu a envoyé comme le précurseur du Messie avait des difficultés à croire que Jésus était le Messie. Jean-Baptiste était emprisonné à cause de sa condamnation d’Hérode d’avoir pris Hérodiade, la femme de son demi-frère, pour sa femme. Continue reading
Why would anyone stumble because of Jesus?
Surely all the good things he did would render stumbling off limits. And yet the very man that God sent as the forerunner of the Messiah was having difficulties believing that Jesus was the Messiah. Continue reading