3 Biblical Images of Shelter on Our Spiritual Journeys

I enjoy reading these little articles from Crosswalk. This one focuses on the image of shelter we can find in the Bible. Here is a takeaway for me: “When our journeys are difficult and our bodies remind us that this earth is not our permanent home, God does not leave us without help. He is always available to be a shelter for us to offer protection and grace.”

https://www.crosswalk.com/faith/bible-study/biblical-images-of-shelter-on-our-spiritual-journeys.html

not our home

This is a really great reminder that, though God is a good Father and wants us to enjoy our life now, our life here is only a hint of what is to come. As C.S. Lewis said, “‘The settled happiness and security which we all desire, God withholds from us by the very nature of the world:…Our Father refreshes us on the journey with some pleasant inns, but will not encourage us to mistake them for home.’” From Feeding on Christ………………

Is Everything Sad Going to Come Untrue? Why We Need Eschatology Now More than Ever – Canon Fodder

Here is the takeaway for me in this article: With God, everything in this world that is sad will become untrue…. From Canon Fodder…………………….

In my opinion, some of the most overlooked portions of the entire Lord of the Rings trilogy are the chapters right after the final battle in The Return of the King.  In these chapters, Tolkien expresses a vision for cosmic renewal that closely mimics the one laid down in the biblical accounts themselves. In Rev […]

Source: Is Everything Sad Going to Come Untrue? Why We Need Eschatology Now More than Ever – Canon Fodder

Death Will Come When Christ Calls

This is a very tough topic both emotionally and theologically. The big takeaway for me from this article is that Christ defeated death at His resurrection, and so Christ owns death and commands it to His greater redemptive purposes. A thought-provoking article from Desiring God…………………..