I had heard Enoch Olson’s story before about how God provided the big red truck for camp. But this weekend, when I heard it again, I realized that it wasn’t really about a big red truck....
All the ritual and all the animal sacrifice the Hebrews could do did not offer them the confidence to walk boldly before the throne of God. But we can.
Our kids are longing to take risks and to stand out. But for too long we have struggled to minimize their risks, and cause our children to fit in.
God’s priorities require a bold church to stand up with raised voices and proclaim, as Peter did in verse 12, that “salvation is found in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given to men by which we must be saved.”