Category Archives: The Bible

Apple on Tree in Orchard

Here I Am, This Is Me | Genesis 1-3

So God created humankind in his image, in the image of God he created them. God said, “See, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit; you shall

Adult boy in building

Out On A Limb | Matthew 18:12

What do you think? If a man has one hundred sheep, and one of them goes astray, doesn’t he leave the ninety-nine, go to the mountains, and seek that which has gone astray? (Matthew 18:12) The parable of the Good Shepherd and his care of

Franklin Graham and Billy Graham

So God Condemns Same-Sex and Interracial Marriage?

Appearing on Piers Morgan’s program on CNN, Thursday, March 28, 2013, Evangelical Christian minister, Franklin Graham, son of renowned minister Billy Graham, explained the reason behind his resolute opposition to marriage for same-sex couples: It’s what God says, Piers. God is the one who defined

People drinking and talking on dining table

Why Does Jesus Eat with LGBT People? | Matthew 9:10-13

Later, Matthew invited Jesus and his disciples to his home as dinner guests, along with many tax collectors and other disreputable sinners. But when the Pharisees saw this, they asked his disciples, “Why does your teacher eat with such scum?” When Jesus heard this, he

Library interior

The Law and How To Love It | Jeremiah 31-33

I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts; and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. (Jeremiah 31:33) LAW. It’s amazing how three little letters strung together can cause such consternation, and perhaps utter

Boy holding Pride flag

Joseph Comes Out | Genesis 45:1-5

The life of Joseph has a lot of drama. Joseph’s life reminds me of a suspense-filled, gay soap opera. Joseph is from a rather dysfunctional family. In Joseph’s life, his favor and status in his family rises and plummets and rises again. During the height

Silence

Saved By the Tongue’s Betrayal

What a powerful yet hidden little muscle, the tongue. Other than the iconic and humorous photo of Albert Einstein sticking his tongue out at the photographer, rarely is seen that fleshy, pinkish muscle nestled in the mouth. In photographs, the tongue is hidden by a