Longing for the Divine

Posts tagged ‘Old Testament’

The God of the Still, Small Voice

God still shows Himself through a thick cloud pulsating with glory and power—but how is God using His power? When wind, earthquake, and fire are stripped away, what is left is the voice of God—the Word made flesh that dwelt among us in the person of Jesus (John 1:14). Might this deepen our understanding of God? Is God merely bigger and to

Vegetarian as Evangelism

Given the traditions of my Jewish and Hindu friends and the sensitivity of my vegan friends who demand compassion for all creatures, they would be highly offended if I consumed factory-farmed pigs and cows while advocating and otherwise adhering to Biblical principles of love, mercy, and compassion.

Surprised by Glory

I find it absolutely fascinating that God’s presence in the cloud was perceived as darkness by the pursuing Egyptians and as fire and light by the Israelites

Whose Side Is Jesus On?

Following God’s plans is risky, but it allows us to take steps toward the promise of His presence—to belong to a kingdom that is not of this world. I want to be on God’s side more than anything