Small Seed, Big Harvest: In Jesus’ Family, the Kingdom

Jesus mentioned the mustard seed three times in His teachings: in a parable about His family, the kingdom (Mark 4:30-32); in teaching about faith Matt. 17:15-21), and in teaching about forgiveness (Luke 17:3-6). In each instance, He used the tiny item as the star of a different lesson. It wasn’t necessarily the very smallest seed … More Small Seed, Big Harvest: In Jesus’ Family, the Kingdom

Cross-Shaped Christians

The cross is so much a part of Christianity that a cross-shaped emblem or pendent is immediately identified with Jesus and His followers. In a symbolic sense, every follower of Christ should have a cross-shaped life. In the last chapter of Galatians, Paul emphasized the primacy of the cross in the life of every Christian, … More Cross-Shaped Christians