The difference between life “according to the flesh” (kata sarka) and “according to the Spirit” (kata pneuma) (View More Spirit and Flesh, Romans 8:5-8
How did God accomplish our salvation when the Law of Moses failed? The Gospel is outlined in five movements in verses 3-4.View More The Gospel in Two Verses, Romans 8:3-4
God’s gift of grace transforms us into the likeness of Christ.View More The Gift of God’s Grace, Romans 8:1-4
10 years ago, Mother’s Day 2008, I wrote this short piece that was used as a call to worship. Jesus, The Rose of Sharon…View More For Mother’s Day: The Rose of Sharon
BIBLE INSIGHTS in 500 words Women In Leadership: Not a Pedestal but a Pulpit. Richard Leslie Parrott In the mid-1800s, the church honored women in…View More Women in Leadership: Not a Pedestal but a Pulpit
Christ cannot be confined to a grave! “God raised him from the dead, freeing him from the agony of death, because it was impossible for death to keep its hold on him. in a grave” (Acts 2:24). He lives!View More EASTER: He is Risen!
Lord, make my heart a home
that replicates the home of
Mary, Martha, and Lazarus.
Bible Insight in 500 Words Epiphany: Your Light Has Come Isaiah 60:1-2; Matthew 2:1-12 The story opens with the true King facing the false…View More Epiphany: Your Light has Come
Bible Insights in 500 words* Our Savior and Lord Richard Leslie Parrott, Ph.D. The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on…View More The Birth of Our King
To grasp the need of the crucifixion and the victory of the resurrection, these disciples needed a new understanding of Scripture. They, along with all faithful Jews at that time, had been reading the Bible in the wrong way. They had been reading the Bible as the story of how God would save Israel from suffering. Jesus opened the Scriptures and taught them God’s plan is to save the world through suffering.View More The Road to Emmaus, Part 2