God Alone Gives the Growth

In today’s Bible reading, Paul continues his discussion about the factions that exist in the Corinthian church. He drives home the point that yes, he planted and Apollos watered, (1 Corinthians 3:6) but only God produced the growth. (1 Corinthians 3:7) If we could summarize chapter three in just one word, it would be growth….

Forgiveness and Healing

Jesus gives us more than we ask. In today’s Bible reading, Jesus encounters lots of people and heals many of them. He begins with some men bringing a paralytic on a stretcher. Jesus tells the paralytic that his sins are forgiven. (Matthew 9:2) But wait, his friends only brought him to be healed! Why would…