Tree planted by water

The image in Jeremiah, of a tree planted by water sending its roots down to the stream, is an image that is also used in Psalms. The sermon Jesus is giving in the gospel of Luke sounds a lot like the Sermon on the Mount that Jesus gives in Matthew. Our texts today have images […]

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When God calls a prophet

What would your excuse be? Prophets always have excuses for why they are not up to the task. Do you remember what Moses said? (I have never been eloquent.) What does Jeremiah say? He’s too young! He hasn’t gotten his PhD in prophecy yet? What would your excuse be? The role of prophet was a […]

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The end times or a new beginning?

Are you saved? Do you believe in the rapture? These are questions that are incredibly common in some part of the Christian experience. Known as decision theology, this way of thinking about faith involved us making a choice and sometimes saying the correct words of allegiance to the gospel message in order to insure our […]

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