heroes: cain & abel. what are you pointing at?

By faith Abel offered to God a better sacrifice than Cain did. I've read commentaries. Looked up the original words in Hebrew. Tried every way I know to peek underneath this verse, but the fact is, God never tells us why He preferred Abel's offering over Cain's. But we can still go deeper and find … Continue reading heroes: cain & abel. what are you pointing at?

the prayer that changed my prayer

"For this reason I, Paul, the prisoner of Christ Jesus for the sake of you Gentiles—" This is Paul's opening to chapter 3 of his letter to the Ephesians. And then he goes off-roading a bit, with the explanation of his calling to preach to the gentiles. This is why we have to connect Paul's prayer in … Continue reading the prayer that changed my prayer