The Weary World Rejoices

As I write this, I sit by our living room window and look out on a small field covered with snow. Beyond that field, the sun is beginning to rise over the Denver metro area, causing the snow to look a deep blue color against the purple-orange sky. One of the things about Colorado that…

Lord, Spite Our Worldly Expectations

John 6:22-59 describes one of the many uncomfortable encounters between Jesus and the Jewish people who had totally misunderstood the point of the Old Testament prophecies, rituals, and commandments (which were meant to anticipate Christ). In summary, a group of people approach Jesus the day after he miraculously fed more than 5,000 people with only…