Jesus “Our Apostle” and the Family of God (Brown)

Hebrews 3:1 calls Jesus "our Apostle". The whole verse goes like this: Therefore, holy brothers and sisters, who share in the heavenly calling, fix your thoughts on Jesus, whom we acknowledge as our apostle and high priest (NIV). That's something we might not think about as we contemplate who Jesus is for us. But it… Continue reading Jesus “Our Apostle” and the Family of God (Brown)

Our Daily Bread: Already or Not Yet?

In Matthew 6.11, Jesus teaches us to pray for daily bread.  Scholars have taken this petition in the Lord's prayer in a few different ways.  Since the Greek term epiousion is used only in the NT in the Lord's Prayer, it isn't easy to pin down the precise meaning. One major interpretation is that this… Continue reading Our Daily Bread: Already or Not Yet?