Blessed are the Poor

How can a poor person be blessed? What does it mean to be blessed? Believe it or not, accept or not, this is a good time to remember these seemingly incongruous words used in the same sentence. Here in the United States we are just days away from Caucus and Primary...

THE NARROW DOOR

Jesus was asked, “Lord, will those who are saved be few?  And He said to them, ‘Strive to enter through the narrow door.  For many, I tell you, will seek to enter and will not be able’” (Luke 13:23-24, ESV). Narrow doorways are neither convenient nor easy.  If you...

Perfect Timing

When I was young I loved to watch Figure 8 racing on Wide World of Sports every Saturday.  If you have never heard of this type of racing, it is a mixture of NASCAR and Demolition Derby.  The cars race on a track that is, of course, in the figure of the number eight....