Tag Archives: Soul

Religion, Commerce, and the Soul

A number of those who practiced magic collected their books and burned them publicly; when the value of these books was calculated, it was found to come to fifty thousand silver coins. A man named Demetrius, a silversmith who made silver … Continue reading

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Breaking Points and Places of Restoration

When [the members of the Corinthian synagogue] opposed and reviled him, in protest [Paul] shook the dust from his clothes and said to them, “Your blood be on your own heads! I am innocent. From now on I will go to … Continue reading

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Praise Him with Show Tunes

Let them praise his name with dancing     and make music to him with timbrel and harp. Let his faithful people rejoice in this honor     and sing for joy on their beds. Psalm 149:3, 5 (NIV) The lyricist of Psalm 149, writing … Continue reading

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Sometimes You Have to Go Home

Jacob came home to his father Isaac in Mamre, near Kiriath Arba (that is, Hebron), where Abraham and Isaac had stayed. Isaac lived a hundred and eighty years. Then he breathed his last and died and was gathered to his people, old and full of years. And his … Continue reading

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My Life: A Photo Abecedarius

E is for Eyes. I don’t know why, but I’ve always had a fascination with eyes. When I am struck by a stranger, it almost always their eyes that, well, “catch my eye.” Eyes have been a consistent motif in … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Psalm 32

When I refused to confess my sin,     my body wasted away,     and I groaned all day long. Psalm 32:3 (NLT) Like many, I’m a fan of The Godfather saga. The first two films in the trilogy undoubtedly rank among the … Continue reading

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Chapter-a-Day Acts 20

“But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God.” Acts 20:24 (NLT) It is … Continue reading

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