Sara Miles on the scandal and folly of Christ.
" Mary took a pound of costly perfume made of pure nard, anointed Jesus' feet, and wiped them with her hair."
Stanley Hauerwas on community.
Look at Jesus and see God's original purpose in everything created. Everything finds its purpose in Him. He holds it all together right up to this moment.
Jesus is never far away. Just look for an outcast.
Lord Jesus, receive my spirit.
"Now Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, left the Jordan and was led by the Spirit into the wild. For forty wilderness days and nights he was tested by the Devil."
Jesus reached out his hand and touched the man.
Jesus told us to visit the sick, do you?
But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been brought near by the blood of Christ.
Jesus' intro to the Sermon on the Mount.
"Don’t weep," said Jesus. Then He came to the stretcher, and those carrying it stood still. Jesus said, "Young man, listen! Get up!" The dead man immediately sat up and began talking.
Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.
Jesus' party invite recommendations.
"Have you believed because you have seen me? Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have come to believe."
Follow me and I will make you fish for people.
Nish Weiseth on sharing stores of struggle and holding onto hope in the seemingly mundane routines of life.
They will know we are Christians if you love one another.
"I am the voice of one crying out in the wilderness, 'Make straight the way of the Lord,'" as the prophet Isaiah said."
Just then a lawyer stood up to test Jesus. "Teacher," he said, "what must I do to inherit eternal life?"
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