The Bema Seat: Faced with Grace

“As for me, I will behold Your face in righteousness.” These words come from David; they come at the conclusion of one of the king’s prayers, Psalm 17. They are bold words from a bold man, a man after God’s heart. With what righteousness could David claim an audience with...

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The Towel and the Way of Service

It was Passover, a holy time that included a holy supper. The Apostles would share this moment with Jesus in an upper room in Jerusalem, a city on edge in reaction to the arrival of this Teacher, this Healer, this Multiplier of Loaves and Fishes. The moment seemed ripe for...

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