Matthew 24:2 … All will be thrown down (12/31/16)

“Truly, I tell You, not one stone will be left here upon the other; all will be thrown down.” ~ Jesus (Matthew 24:2)   This verse contains three implications of note: 01)  It is a general reference to the latent impermanence of all moments and all matter within them (in a similar vein to the […]

There Christians, and there are CHRISTians … (12/31/16)

Luke 23:34 … Knowing not what they Do (12/30/16)

“Father, forgive them … They know not what they do.” ~ Jesus (Luke 23:34)   On the one hand this verse implies that ignorance is an excuse for actions that cause unintended harm to others, and to a degree that is indeed the case – for consequences are not tied to what is done nearly […]

Thinking on those things … (12/30/16)

NOTE: It is LOVE that is always all of these things.

1 Corinthians 10:23-24 … Seeking to build UP (12/29/16)

“All things are lawful, but not all things build up. Do not seek your own advantage, but rather that of the other.” ~ Paul (1 Corinthians 10:23-24)   This passage provides a deep-seated conundrum if there ever was one.  For on the one hand it speaks to a Great Truth – namely, the Truth that […]

Stand UP for those beaten down … (12/29/16)

Banksy & Star Wars … (12/29/16)

Enough said … Truly; much more than enough.  

2 Peter 2:19 … Slaves to submission (12/28/16)

“People are slaves to whatever they submit.” ~ unknown (2 Peter 2:19)   What is most important to realize about this verse is that it relates to much more than merely the commonly criticized “sinful” addictions of alcohol, illegal drugs, cigarettes, &/or sex … Consider: *It relates just as well to all those who are […]

No place for placement … (12/28/16)

Luke 21:26-27 … Coming in a Cloud of Glory (12/27/16)

“The Powers of the Heavens will be shaken. Then they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud of Power and radiance (Glory).” ~ Jesus (Luke 21:26-27)   It is assumed by many Christians that this passage is speaking about Jesus’ ominous “2nd Coming”; that mythical time when he will descend from the […]

Reading the Bible bigger … (12/27/16)