What Causes Fights & Quarrels?

“What causes fights and quarrels among you? Don’t they come from your desires that battle within you? You desire but do not have, so you kill. You covet but you cannot get what you want, so you quarrel and fight. You do not have because you do not ask God. When you ask, you do not receive, because you…Read more What Causes Fights & Quarrels?

God’s Eternal Love

“This is what the Lord says: ‘You say about this place, “It is a desolate waste, without people or animals.” Yet in the towns of Judah and the streets of Jerusalem that are deserted, inhabited by neither people nor animals, there will be heard once more the sounds of joy and gladness, the voices of bride and bridegroom, and the voices…Read more God’s Eternal Love

I Lift up my Eyes to the Mountains

I lift up my eyes to the mountains—    where does my help come from?My help comes from the Lord,    the Maker of heaven and earth. He will not let your foot slip—    he who watches over you will not slumber;indeed, he who watches over Israel    will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord watches over you—   …Read more I Lift up my Eyes to the Mountains

Life is like the Swift Flight of a Sparrow

“The present life of man, O king, seems to me, in comparison of that time which is unknown to us, like the swift flight of a sparrow through the room wherein you sit at supper in winter, with your commanders and ministers, and a good fire in the midst, whilst the storms of rain and…Read more Life is like the Swift Flight of a Sparrow

The Parable of the Rich Fool

The Parable of the Rich Fool by Rembrandt, 1627. The Bible, Luke 12:13-21 (NIV) Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” Jesus replied, “Man, who appointed me a judge or an arbiter between you?” Then he said to them, “Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed;…Read more The Parable of the Rich Fool