Category: Scripture

The Futility of Human Toil

Farmer on land

I made great works. I built houses and planted vineyards for myself. I made myself gardens and parks, and planted in them all kinds of fruit trees. I made myself pools from which to water the forest of growing trees. I bought male and… Continue Reading “The Futility of Human Toil”

A Claim of Unrivalled Boldness

A field full of crosses

Now when Jesus came, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. Bethany was near Jerusalem, about two miles off, and many of the Jews had come to Martha and Mary to console them concerning their brother. So when Martha… Continue Reading “A Claim of Unrivalled Boldness”

Son of God: Blasphemy or Truth?

Inside of a church

At that time the Feast of Dedication took place at Jerusalem. It was winter, and Jesus was walking in the temple, in the colonnade of Solomon. So the Jews gathered around him and said to him, “How long will you keep us in suspense?… Continue Reading “Son of God: Blasphemy or Truth?”

The Jailer who was Humbled

Prison cell

About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them, and suddenly there was a great earthquake, so that the foundations of the prison were shaken. And immediately all the doors were opened, and everyone’s… Continue Reading “The Jailer who was Humbled”

God is Merciful

Man reading Scripture in park

Bless the Lord, O my soul,and all that is within me,bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul,and forget not all his benefits,who forgives all your iniquity,who heals all your diseases,who redeems your life from the pit,who crowns you with steadfast love… Continue Reading “God is Merciful”