1. We are the fruit that grows from the branch, which extends from the trunk of the tree, which is rooted in the soil that it grows out of, which is all Christ.
  2. Christ's resurrection does not merely negate the bitterness of sin; it changes it into a source of divine sweetness, embodying the promise of a new life for us and a restored existence overshadowed by heavenly hope.
  3. Jesus will lead us through the deep waters onto the dry land of that celestial shore, where he will wipe away every tear from our eyes.
  4. It would serve us well to embrace the beauty of our diversity within the unity of the body of Christ.
  5. An Anglo-Saxon poem gives fresh insight to the cross
  6. Human solutions to problems, important as they are, are inadequate to meet our deepest needs
  7. God knows that when we face insurmountable odds in our moments of weakness, we are more likely to turn to him in trust and reliance.
  8. We must also address the stigma surrounding addiction within so many churches.
  9. It is of the utmost importance that pastors teach their congregation that through faith in Jesus Christ, they are fortified against the machinations of the adversary.
  10. Jesus weeps because his heart pulses with furious rage and fierce love.
  11. In the tumultuous sea of information, opinions, and ideologies that break over us each day, we hold fast to the anchor of our faith—Jesus, the true prophet.