Is it possible to live a comfortable life and be a disciple of Jesus at the same time? – Acts 21, Part 3

Do you see the irony in the picture above? Take a close look. Do you see it? I’m referring to the irony of a person sitting under a comfy blanket sipping a hot mug of tea, while reading about Stephen who was killed for his faith in Jesus. Now do you see the irony? Here’sContinue reading “Is it possible to live a comfortable life and be a disciple of Jesus at the same time? – Acts 21, Part 3”

How TO wait during hard times [First Sunday of Advent, part 5]

In this series of posts on the Scripture readings for the First Sunday of Advent 2019, we’ve been learning how to wait during hard times.  In the previous post about the fourth reading, Luke 21:25-36, we heard from Jesus how NOT to wait.  Now we continue in that passage, and Jesus teaches the proper wayContinue reading “How TO wait during hard times [First Sunday of Advent, part 5]”