Symbol of Hope

“But if I drive out demons by the finger of God, then the kingdom of God has come to you.” (Luke 11:20, NIV) You may not have thought about this lately (or ever), but symbols are very important to humans.  I had this thought the other night while my wife and I watched a movie.  […]

“A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not snuff out….” (Isaiah 42:3, NIV)  What does the Lord mean by these strange, prophetic descriptions of Jesus? In the ancient world, a reed might be used to make a pen to write striking poetry, witty prose, or create beautiful art.  Or […]

I Believe in Miracles

Once our hero, Paul, and the other castaways washed up on the shore of Malta, we read what happened next: As Paul gathered a bundle of brushwood and put it on the fire, a viper came out because of the heat and fastened itself to his hand. When the local people saw the creature hanging […]