Who Do You Say that He Is?

“Who do you say that I am?” It’s the big question Jesus posed to His disciples as they sat together outside Caesarea Philippi. The setting for this encounter was significant. This location was notable for its concentration of shrines devoted to a number of gods and goddesses. It was an...

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Things Worth Knowing

Ecclesiastes presents itself in our Bibles between Proverbs and Song of Solomon, right in the Wisdom literature neighborhood, set near the Psalms. Its language arrests us because it is so stark. Vanity, all is vanity; so goes the writer’s initial conclusions. This is the “way” of life, to live in...

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