Jesus wanted his followers to have peace in the midst of tribulation. He encouraged their peace because he had overcome the world. Since he overcame, we can be at peace that we, too, will conquer as we rely on his strength.
If you have worked with children in any capacity, perhaps you can picture this scene: Two children come screaming to you, fighting over a particular toy. Each insists that he had it first and that the other took it from him. The solution appears simple:
My grandson recently had a bit of a spat with his older sister and younger brother. Perhaps as a creative way to express his upsetness, he drew a picture of the family. His mom and dad stood tall, with him just slightly shorter. But he
In our previous study, we saw a grievous banquet hosted by a wicked shepherd-king. In this study, we come to a passage about a glorious banquet held by a righteous shepherd-king. A banquet of gore is followed immediately in the text by a banquet of