The weeping God

One of the greatest passages in all the Bible is that short sentence in John 11:35: Jesus wept. Here is the great and mighty God, the eternal Word by whom all things were made, the Logos who gives order and meaning to the universe. He enters into our broken world and identifies with human grief. … Continue reading The weeping God

How Jesus turned the world upside down

The problem with the world is not  its diversity - social, ethnic, or racial. I am white, he is black; I belong to society's elite, he is a poor farmer; I speak Yoruba, she is Fulani. No. The problem arises when love and service are left out, and the elements of power and superiority are … Continue reading How Jesus turned the world upside down

How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds

    How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds In a believer’s ear! It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds, And drives away his fear. It makes the wounded spirit whole, And calms the troubled breast; ’Tis manna to the hungry soul, And to the weary, rest. Dear Name, the Rock on which I build, … Continue reading How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds