“Proof” ( Philippians 1:9-10, WYC ) by Carley Evans


I love the idea of a proof – a mathematical, scientific method of proving a theorem. What proof does the Apostle Paul call us to use in “proving the better things?” He calls us to use charity. “And this thing I pray, that your charity be plenteous more and more in knowing [that your charity…

The Eyes


“Usually we see other people not as they are, but as we are. A person, in a real sense, is what he or she sees. And seeing depends on our eyes. Jesus uses the metaphor of the eyes more often than that of the mind or the will. The old proverb, ‘The eyes are the…

“All Power” ( Matthew 28: 18, WYC ) by Carley Evans


“And Jesus came nigh, and spake to them, and said, All power in heaven and in earth is given to Me.” Who comes near? Jesus comes close. He approaches His disciples, i.e. His friends, and He tells them the truth. He assures them that “all” – not some or a little power “in heaven” –…