I’m sure you know my older brother, Peter. He is kind of impulsive, and speaks before thinking. He’s also braver than I am. He even tried to walk on water; more about that later. Let me start at the beginning. One day Peter and I were fishing in the Sea of Galilee. We heard a … More I’m the quieter brother. My name is Andrew. #wednesdaywisdom
Peter was chained in his jail cell with sixteen guards watching him. King Herod must have had a premonition that Peter needed all those men to keep him in jail. I mean, two sets of chains would be enough to hold most people, don’t you think? Meanwhile, Peter’s friends were all gathered in one place, … More Peter: Get Out of Jail, Free!
I saw this picture circulating around the interwebs.* I’ve seen lots of pictures of Jesus walking on the water over the years: pictures of Peter falling into the water, Jesus walking in the storm. This one got my attention because Jesus is wearing sandals. I let that sink in for a minute. We know that … More Jesus wore sandals.
Everyone likes to take, “Judge not, lest you be judged” out of context and make it mean that there can be no correction of wrongdoing. Here is just one example of the Bible telling us to judge: “Judge for yourselves whether it is right in God‘s sight to obey you rather than God.” (Acts 4:19b) Here … More Judge for Yourselves…