Monthly Archives: August 2016

‘Cause you gotta have faith.

Hebrews 11:1-12 Faith is hard, harder even than it seems. There’s a story in Mark 9 about a man and his demon-possessed son.  Jesus and the father go back and forth on whether or not it’s possible for his son to be healed, until the man blurts out this profound confession of faith:  “I believe; […]

A Tale of Two Cycles

Hebrews 10:1-18 ‘I am drinking,’ answered the drunkard lugubriously. ‘Why are you drinking?’ the little prince asked. ‘In order to forget,’ replied the drunkard. ‘To forget what?’ enquired the little prince, who was already feeling sorry for him. ‘To forget that I am ashamed,’ the drunkard confessed, hanging his head. ‘Ashamed of what?’ asked the […]

Jesus > _______

Hebrews 3:1-6 If you’ve never read Hebrews before… no judgment.  It’s kind of an elusive book of the Bible. The title starts right off by tricking us, sounding like some lesser-known book from the Old Testament.  Even now you might be flipping through the opening pages of your Bible, scanning for “Hebrews” to show up […]