The advances of the web have changed the world. Now we must learn to use it at its best.
We often make mistakes by misjudging others.
In an era of polarized politics and dysfunctional governments, it is heartening to witness politicians act with courage, promptness, and moral clarity.
The most important thing is not what we can get, but who we are.
In Moses’s own language, the singular word for “onion” is bétsel, while the plural form is betsalim, which comes from the root batsal, meaning “to peel”.
Sometimes we mistakenly believe that those who trust in God will not suffer any wrong.
The oriental plane tree is a tree with a smooth bark which easily peels away in strips, giving the trunk the appearance of a multi-coloured puzzle, or an artist’s palette of different shades of green and brown.
An honest look at the Jewish Scriptures.
God speaks to us about preparing to win souls, to be true life-savers.
Moses is silent, then acts on what he hears from the Lord, and so experiences one of the most remarkable deliverances the world has ever seen (Exodus 14:19-31).
Sometimes the ram’s tail grew so much and was so heavy that it actually trailed along the ground, inflicting painful injuries on the animal. When the Bible refers to the “entire fat tail” (Lev. 3:9), this is what the writer has in mind.
We are tempted to make our vocations a salvation project; to justify our souls with grand deeds.
Christ's view of sexuality was the same as that of the Old Testament.
Envy is the best friend of pride.
They were ruminating mammals, capable of running more than a hundred kilometres without either eating or drinking. Their large feet are perfectly designed for walking across the desert sands.
Rome's problems are a lot more radical than they seem.
We forget that life quickly passes b
It has a wing-span of 70 cm, and mainly preys on small forest birds.
The entire Bible speaks against despising another person for any reason.
The lack of food would remind the Israelites of the fact that when they were in the desert, and were hungry, they were fed by God. However, now, having turned their backs on God, they would suffer hunger again.
Three simple steps from the pen of Paul.
A storm in a tea-cup is nothing, unless the tea-cup is your head!
When we respond in faith to God’s prompting, who knows how far the influence of our actions will go?
Anything that takes your mind off God destroys you.
Five cunning steps.
Having received everything from God, our earthly as well as eternal life, we respond with disobedient stubbornness.