The Hidden Face of God

The Hidden Face of God  Now Mount Sinai was wrapped in smoke, because the Lord had descended upon it in fire. Moses would speak and God would answer him in thunder. Exodus 19:18,19b There is a stark contrast between the God presented in the first three chapters of Genesis and the God described in the … Continue reading The Hidden Face of God

Image and Likeness

Image and Likeness Then God said, “Let us make humankind in our image, according to our likeness.” God saw everything he had made, and indeed, it was very good. Genesis 1:26a, 31a In a recent issue of the comic strip, Family Circus, middle brother Jeffy draws a picture of his older brother Billy. Billy says, … Continue reading Image and Likeness

The Seven Deadly Sins: Greed

  Life Notes—July 4, 2013    “And he said to them, ‘Take care!  Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; for one’s life does not consist in the abundance of possessions.’”  Luke 12:15   The third of the seven deadly sins is greed.  Like the preceding deadly sins, lust and gluttony, greed is … Continue reading The Seven Deadly Sins: Greed