Everyone knows one of our responsibilities as parents is to provide a safe place for our children. As a mother, I have to keep my little chicks safe under my wings, right? Sometimes, though, we can’t protect those we love. Sometimes we fail and fall short. In those moments, we have to let go of our guilt and hold tightly to God’s promises. He alone can redeem.
God and Les Miserables
In Les Misérables, the themes of love, redemption, hope and self-sacrifice come alive through story. In this post, Dennis shares the Biblical themes in a beloved novel, and how we can see God’s hand in classic stories. Maybe you’ll be inspired to read Les Mis as well, and use it as a way to share Jesus with book-lovers and movie-goers who don’t yet know Him.
Walking in the Light
John begins with, "God is light." "Light" captures the very nature of God, that he is full of glory, that he is infinite, that he is transcendent and all-powerful, and that he is the source of all life. We get to choose - will we live in the light of God or the darkness?
What is True Love?
Sometimes, I flippantly say “I love you” and not think about what that really means. Sometimes, I downplay love’s power by trivializing it. Love is easily underestimated, often treated carelessly and seldom thought about for long. We think we know what love is, but when I look around the world and into my own heart, I think we often misunderstand love.
What or Who is the Sabbath For? Does it Still Matter to Christians Today?
“Remember the Sabbath day to keep it holy” Exodus 20:8-11 Sabbath is a symbol of God's Sovereignty and Lordship. The Sabbath was a practice and a tradition for many Jews from the Exodus. In Jesus’ time and through today, it was and is a weekly celebration of rest and worship. The Sabbath is also a reminder of the redemption to come for the people under the Law, that points to the redemption that we now have in the work of Christ.
Freedom from shame; my story of God’s redemption
God's amazing grace and power has changed my life, which is why I'm willing to be so transparent in this short film produced by the team at RUUT.co.