Tag Archives: Gospel

A surprise encounter in Knoxville

I was in downtown Knoxville enjoying an evening of art and entertainment with my lovely wife. It was First Friday on July 5th. There was a good crowd, maybe because it was the day after Independence Day. After exiting a … Continue reading

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Leave your jar

John 4 tells the story of Jesus’ unlikely conversation with a Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well. It was an unusual interaction because: 1) she was a Samaritan and Jews did not talk to Samaritans; and 2) she was a woman … Continue reading

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Are you Moses?

In Exodus 3 God calls Moses to lead the Israelites out of bondage in Egypt. You probably know the story already. Pharaoh. Ten plagues. Exodus. Red Sea. Wilderness. Manna and quail. Mount Sanai. Ten commandments. What occurred to me when reading Exodus 3, … Continue reading

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Transmit only

Two way radios enable users to both receive and transmit messages. Participants in conversations should function like two way radios, but are sometimes simply waiting their turn to talk. They are set on “transmit only”, rather than receive and transmit. … Continue reading

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Don’t take the bait

The more I study the Bible, the more I see its direct application to my life. In every book, chapter, and verse, there is truth that I need to stand on each and every day. It is not a book … Continue reading

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Living word

I’m not sure how much time you’ve spent in God’s word. I hope it is a part of your daily routine. If not, I’d begin with John. It is one of the four Gospels that begin the new testament and … Continue reading

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