Could you imagine being given the job of fitting a square peg in a round hole? The idea that someone would remunerate you to perform a task that is categorically impossible seems preposterous.
Jesus says that His yoke is easy. If you perceive that a yoke is a tool, that means that Jesus’ tool for bearing any burden is not heavy on the neck. It doesn’t weigh you down when in motion.
Many fathers possess a desire to fix things. It is unfortunate that the desire does not always come with the requisite skill.
Lots of people call themselves Christian. Does merely calling yourself one make it so? A rash of celebrities over the years, after a lifetime of hard and indulgent living, have come to call themselves Christian, but then continue to live as though nothing has changed.
With each passing year, the likelihood that people will know about the 1960s TV show Let’s Make a Deal decreases. A game show pioneer, host Monty Hall would offer guests the opportunity to make money, win prizes, etc. by making them deals along the way.
What does God look like? The fire in the bush? The lightning on the storm? Maybe even the rainbow that follows?
The conversation about whether or not a true Christian can lose or forfeit their salvation was still a major part of our discussion. And we had to acknowledge that the Christian church is far from agreement on this matter.
One of the dumbest games we ever played as kids (and there were many) was “Follow the Leader.”