Breaking Taboo for the Gospel

“How is it that you, a Jew, ask for a drink from me, a woman of Samaria?” John 4:9  Jews usually traveled around the land of Samaria rather than go through it, unless they had necessary reason. Even then there were rules. If while in Samaria a Jew were walking and saw a Samaritan coming…

Bear Your Own Load

  As followers of the humble Christ, we should put away our innate vainglory—meaning, what we intentionally do to get the attention and acknowledgment of others. Vainglory is distinguished from true glory. If we are good and do good, then there will be a measure of attention and acknowledgement accorded to us. This kind of positive attention…