by J. Wallace I’ve been reading through the Old Testament kings. I’ll admit–sometimes the figures seem a bit dry, and I wonder what I’m supposed to learn from them. So I’ve been praying “Lord, show me Jesus as I read about these kings.” He has been answering that prayer… He …
All of us have strongly held ideas about love and relational closeness. And it seems that most of these ideas were formed deep in us before we could understand them. We all have been influenced by brokenness in our most crucial relationships from birth and have been shaped by the world around us that function as if things can go on without God. But no matter. Many of us still act as if our persuasions are so reliable that they can be taken for granted.