34 Your eye is the lamp of your body. When your eyes are healthy, your whole body also is full of light. But when they are unhealthy, your body also is full of darkness. 35 See to it, then, that the light within you is not darkness. (Luke 11:34-35, NIV)
“You are the salt of the earth, but if salt has lost its taste, how shall its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything except to be thrown out and trampled under people’s feet. (Matthew 5:13)
If there is a way for you to obtain Fleming Rutledge’s book, Advent, I would highly recommend it. Her compilation of sermons and articles through her years of ministry are so rich. She pulls no punches on the power of Advent and the glory of the once and future coming of Jesus Christ.
13 “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless. 14” You are the light of the world- like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden. 15 NoContinue reading “Go, and be an irritant”
The more I work my way through the Sermon on the Mount, the deeper the realization that the Kingdom works. It is effective. If I am truly in the Kingdom life, I AM salt. I AM light. I AM effective. A disciple of the kingdom who does not live like a disciple of the kingdom is worth about asContinue reading “The Kingdom WORKS”
There was a radio show that ran in the Twin Cities called “Garage Logic.” I think it still runs in a smaller time slot, but the station has been taken over by sports talk and “Garage Logic” has been severely scaled back. The premise of the show was just common sense. One of their favoriteContinue reading “Nothing Good Happens at 2 a.m.”