Lessons Learned on the Journey

The Paradox of the Invisible

God tells me that the invisible is as real as the visible. As a scientist, I struggle to believe in things I cannot see, touch, or measure. However, the invisible is actually very real and is the…

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A Confident Hope

I used to think that hope was a feeling of expectation and desire for something good. For instance, as a young boy I hoped for ice cream after my Little League baseball games. This kind of hope was…

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Ambitions?

What is my greatest ambition in life? Ambitions define how I allot my limited resources of time, finances, and talents. Jesus understands this as He asks me, …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Who Is He?

The question about Jesus is not about His existence, but rather His identity. Just who is He? Jesus asks His disciples, …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Tradition vs. Radical Living

And why do you break the command of God for the sake of your tradition? Matthew 15:3 NIV …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Who is My Family?

Years ago, my mother was a faculty member of Messiah College. In meeting an alum from there, I said, "You may have known my mother, Esther Snyder." He replied, "Yes, and now I see that…

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - A Demanding Religiosity

To what can I compare this generation? Matthew 11:16 NIV …

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What Do I Believe Jesus Can Do In My Life?

"Do you believe that I am able to do this?" Matthew 9:28 NIV …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - What Am I Thinking?

Jesus knew what they were thinking so He asked them, "Why do you have such evil thoughts in your hearts?" Matthew 9:4 NLT …

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Learning from Jesus' Questions - Critical Heart or Merciful Heart?

Why do you look at the speck of sawdust in your brother's eye and pay no attention to the plank in your own eye? Matthew 7:3 NIV …

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