1. The Holy Spirit is sent, not to talk about himself, but to point us to Jesus.
  2. When a manager faces imminent termination by his wealthy master for mishandling his wealth, what will he do? Where can he turn? In this challenging parable, Jesus teaches us that our salvation lies outside of ourselves and our works.
  3. This petition is proof that the Christian life is not a practice in perfectionism. Rather, it is a life of dying and rising, lived under the cross of Christ, in the continual forgiveness of our sins.
  4. As is usually the case with God, He uses something strange and earthly as a picture of His grace and mercy.
  5. Few smells are as pervasive as the smell of smoke. Anyone who’s sat around a campfire can attest.