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Seeing Is Believing: From the Eye Witnesses to Us

Is seeing necessary for our faith? Aren’t we supposed to believe without seeing? In last week’s post we explored the words that Jesus said to Thomas, otherwise known as “Doubting Thomas.” Thomas had insisted on seeing his risen…
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Does Doubting Thomas Deserve His Name?

  Why do we insist on labeling Thomas the “doubting disciple”? Is he getting a bad rap from history, or does Scripture support our nickname for him? And how does his story encourage us today? After a week of vacation, I’m…
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Open Ears, Open Mouths: Isaiah 50:4

  What was Jesus doing after the resurrection? He was giving us, not just the open tomb, but open ears and an open mouth. Why didn’t Jesus return to heaven right away? Because he spent 40 days filling the weary with joy. Easter…