Ravenous for Righteousness

“Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be filled.” (Matthew 5:6) Jesus didn’t come here with a fistful of Religion Redux; instead he exhibited and explained a whole new way of behaving that starts on the inside and shows on the outside. Any sort of “tacked on” righteousness simply will …

How Hungry?

 The kind of surpassing righteousness Jesus prescribes involves a daily dying to everything for which our lower selves clamor. The life he invites us into involves lugging around a heavy piece of timber designed for nothing short of execution of that lower self. Fortunately this execution is routinely followed by resurrection! Many Christians want to …