When JT left the last town, he took a walk through the countryside. The weather was lovely and he wanted to be outside and enjoy the scenery and wildlife. He was overtaken by a rich caravan. There were camels dressed in finery as they carried their cargo of royalty.
The President and His Son On a certain occasion, several people were waiting in an outer room of the White House for their turn to see President John F. Kennedy in the Oval Office. All of a sudden, a little boy walked through the room and directly into the President’s office. The waiting visitors were […]
JT went down the road, shaking his head at the last town. He just didn’t understand why some people thought a common thief was a hero. He wanted to find a place where the people knew right from wrong. He shook the dust of that town off his feet and kept moving.
After a couple of days, he finally walked into town just as dusk was settling over the land. In the distance he saw a very bright glow from a building on the edge of the town he was approaching. As he got closer he could hear the sound of singing voices. The sound was cheery and JT wanted to go find the source of that sound.
JT walked into the next town and found quite a carnival atmosphere. There were well armed men on horses in a cluster at one end of the town square. On the other end, there were men on 2 large wagons handing out goods to everyone clustered around them. It was loud with everyone clamoring for items the men were handing out. The items they were handing out did not look new. In fact, the items they were handing out looked as if it was everything one would need to furnish a house.
Putting Flesh And Bones On The Christian Hope In his book, Surprised by Hope, N. T. Wright demonstrates again why he is one of today’s most readable New Testament scholars. He combines a great intellectual acumen and rigor with a wonderful pastor’s heart, which is always burdened to foster the faithfulness of God’s people. In […]