Day 78: Repent

Luke 13:1-9 (AD 29) You are not here on a divine whimsy. You do not exist under the shrug of a creator who doesn’t care you do with your life. You are alive because God gave you breath and the opportunity to become reconciled to him. You are the fig tree of verses six through … More Day 78: Repent

Day 72: Not everyone who demands proof, wants it

Luke 11:14-32 (AD 29) The opening of today’s passage is another example of how the enemies of Jesus tended to come at him with transparently envy-driven nonsense. This was how events unfolded: Jesus encountered a man rendered mute because he was possessed by a demon. Jesus drove out the demon; immediately the man could speak. … More Day 72: Not everyone who demands proof, wants it

Day 67: Don’t wanna believe, not gonna believe

John 9 (AD 29) The Pharisees hereby continue their head-scratching propensity to ignore the enormous significance of what’s in front of their faces and focus instead on whether their godless bonus rules are being kept: Jesus healed a blind man who was then taken to the Pharisees. Then – to paraphrase the following conversations in … More Day 67: Don’t wanna believe, not gonna believe