The Taxman Cometh

“As Jesus went on from there, he saw a man named Matthew sitting at the tax collector’s booth. “Follow me,” he told him, and Matthew got up and followed him.“ (Matthew 9:9, NIV) A little boy goes to the grocery store and asks the clerk for a box of detergent: “I need it to wash […]

Decisions, Decisions

“How much better to get wisdom than gold, to choose understanding rather than silver!“ (Proverbs 16:16, NIV) The Wisdom Literature of the Bible is filled with instruction like this one, encouraging us to make wise choices.  But as we all know, some choices are easier to make than others.  Every decision we make is a […]

Decisions, Decisions

Acts 19:21-22 (HCSB) 21 When these events were over, Paul resolved in the Spirit to pass through Macedonia and Achaia and go to Jerusalem. “After I’ve been there,” he said, “I must see Rome as well!”22 So after sending two of those who assisted him, Timothy and Erastus, to Macedonia, he himself stayed in the […]