Accepted – Matthew 9:10

“And as Jesus reclined at table in the house, behold, many tax collectors and sinners came and were reclining with Jesus and His disciples.” Matthew 9:10 What beautiful acceptance is displayed here. These people were cast out of “good” society, some despised for alliance with Roman oppressors, others condemned for unrighteous acts. But Jesus did […]

By Name – Numbers 1:1-16

“The LORD spoke to Moses in the wilderness of Sinai…saying, ‘Take a census of all the congregation of the people of Israel… And there shall be with you a man from each tribe…And these are the names of the men who shall assist you…’ These were the ones chosen from the congregation, the chiefs of […]

Known to Us – Psalm 76:1

“In Judah God is known” Psalm 76:1a This phrase never fails to stop me in my tracks. I’ve written on it before, but it continues to utterly captivate my heart and fill me with renewed wonder. Here, in this place, God is known. What powerful confidence is held in those words. The infinite, mysterious, majestic, […]