God does not tell Jeremiah that he will rescue his people from that captivity. Instead, he tells Jeremiah what the nation of Israel should focus on in that less-than-ideal set of circumstances.
What is the worst thing that can happen if you try and fail?
The message in this book is a powerful reminder that Christianity is a humble faith, not a power-grab strategy for those wanting to get ahead in our performance-saturated culture.
He is risen. As followers of Christ, we believe that this is a historical event with spiritual, mental, emotional, relational, intellectual, and eternal ramifications. Neither wishful thinking nor a neurosis (Freud). Not merely a psychological crutch (Nietzsche), although a wonderful crutch. Not an “opium” for when the average Joe is suffering economically at the handsContinue reading “He is Risen”
I watched the first episode this morning and the last five minutes broke me. I wept. I then watched the scene with Mary of Magdalene 15 more times, and wept more.