For the Birds

“Then Jesus said, “What is the Kingdom of God like? How can I illustrate it? It is like a tiny mustard seed that a man planted in a garden; it grows and becomes a tree, and the birds make nests in its branches.””‭‭Luke‬ ‭13:18-19‬ ‭ So. This invisible, out of this world kingdom is likeContinue reading “For the Birds”

Out of This World

“Jesus answered, “My Kingdom is not an earthly kingdom. If it were, my followers would fight to keep me from being handed over to the Jewish leaders. But my Kingdom is not of this world.””‭‭John‬ ‭18:36‬ ‭ Sounds rather – science fictiony. (Is that a real word?) Maybe more akin to Klingons and Marvin theContinue reading “Out of This World”

The Invisibility Project

“One day the Pharisees asked Jesus, “When will the Kingdom of God come?” Jesus replied, “The Kingdom of God can’t be detected by visible signs.”‭‭Luke‬ ‭17:20‬ ‭ Kingdom. I looked it up, y’all. It means ‘a piece of land that is ruled by a king or a queen’. As in, a place from which toContinue reading “The Invisibility Project”

Seek the Kingdom

“Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.”‭‭Matthew‬ ‭6:33‬ ‭ Sounds like a Lord of the Rings sort of quest, right? You can almost visualize a strange elfin creature clutching a map to his chest and with his dying breath, urging his listeners betweenContinue reading “Seek the Kingdom”