Tag Archives: BIBLE

God’s Open Place and Poetry and How to Read Revelation

20 He brought me out into an open place; * he rescued me because he delighted in me. I have often reflected upon this verse from Psalm 18 because it is one – of many in the psalter – that … Continue reading

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Oh, grow up!

The gospel story of the Daily Office readings is one of seven healing miracles that take place on the Sabbath – each one illustrating the difficulty the scribes and priests have in seeing and knowing Jesus, blinded so by the … Continue reading

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Micro focus fine but I find Jesus most often in the pano view

Luke 6:6 On another sabbath he entered the synagogue and taught, and there was a man there whose right hand was withered. 7The scribes and the Pharisees watched him to see whether he would cure on the sabbath, so that they … Continue reading

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“Stretch out your hand” God says – God’s work and our hands

I don’t know as much about King David as I should.  David’s place in biblical history has been of interest only insofar as he was presaged and ordained by the Lord, God and established the line into which Jesus was … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

Mark 9:2 Six days later, Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. And he was transfigured before them, 3and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one* on … Continue reading

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Church Pew, Bar Stool and the Broad Place

For whatever reason the Holy Spirit has moved my thoughts recently from the Word to music-lyric expressions of a biblical idea.  And many in the past few weeks have landed in the country music realm.  I listen to a lot of country … Continue reading

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