Italian artist Raphael’s last painting was his famed Transfiguration. It is an amazingly insightful piece of art. It preaches well the text and the context that is before us. R. Kent Hughes explains: The uppermost part pictures the transfigured form of Jesus, with Moses on
When we speak of missions, most of us see ourselves as non-experts who can play no meaningful part in the work of the Great Commission. We celebrate the great missionaries of whom we hear, but immediately exclude ourselves from their number. Paul writes to the
Luke’s Gospel is particularly burdened to show us that Jesus was a man of prayer. When his disciples saw him praying, they asked him to teach them to pray. He taught them to pray corporately, humbly, believingly, and fervently.
How much would you pay for a prayer? That is the question that was asked in a recent edition of The Atlantic magazine by Sigal Samuel. The article carried the following sub-heading: “In India, thousands are embracing apps that allow them to pay for a