Psalm 3 does not present a nice, neat list of all the reasons why the righteous suffer. It simply assumes that they will. But while the Psalm does not explain suffering, it does assure us that God hears, sustains, vindicates, … Continued
Job does not tell us the reason why bad things happen to good people. What it does teach us is to trust God in suffering, bring our pain to him, and realize that justice is more complicated than we think.
A group approached Jesus wanting him to comment on the news of the day. Apparently some Galilean pilgrims on their way to Jerusalem to worship were killed on orders of Pilate (Lk 13:1). Jesus parroted back their assumptions about the … Continued
Sarcasm is a sharp and often satirical or ironic utterance designed to cut or mock. Generally speaking it is inadvisable to consistently employ sarcasm with those close to us. When a wife drops a glass and her husband says, “nice … Continued