The Pit and Purgatory

The Pit and Purgatory  Can a blind person lead a blind person? Will not both fall into a pit? Luke 6:19 One of the most common biblical reference to contemporary images of Hell today is the Pit. When we do not count the pit references that seem to mean a regular hole in the ground … Continue reading The Pit and Purgatory

Graduation: Death and Resurrection

Graduation: Death and Resurrection While they were talking about this, Jesus himself stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” They were startled and terrified, and thought that they were seeing a ghost. Luke 24:36-37 Last week, my son moved out of his fraternity house. After four years at the University of … Continue reading Graduation: Death and Resurrection

The River, a Sugar Maple, and Jesus

The River, a Sugar Maple, and Jesus On either side of the river is the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, producing its fruit each month; and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations. Revelation 22:2 The image of time as a river is powerful for me. A … Continue reading The River, a Sugar Maple, and Jesus