Live While Alive

God doesn’t usually hand out due dates and deadlines. He doesn’t tell us how much time we have to finish our work here on his earth. I guess he expects us to live responsibly, sensibly, and obediently all the time. We don’t know when our final performance review is scheduled, so if we’re wise we …

Jesus’ Scary Authority

“When Jesus had finished saying these things, the crowds were amazed at his teaching, because he taught as one who had authority, and not as their teachers of the law.” (Matthew 7:28-29) Every time Jesus opened his mouth people reacted. This crowd was stunned by an inherent “authority,” which had nothing to do with the …