May 3, 2019 8:03 am MDTTaylor Halverson: Why did Jesus say he is the light of the world? Jesus could have declared “I am the light of the world” at any point and at any location throughout his ministry. But he chose a specific place (the temple) and time (early in the morning) to teach that eternal truth.
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Apr 5, 2019 8:05 am MDTTaylor Halverson: The stunning context of when Jesus asked 'Whom do men say that I am?' We are so familiar with Jesus' powerful teaching moment when he asks "Whom do men say that I am?" that we may miss where this conversation happened and why location was crucial to the teaching moment.
Mar 8, 2019 2:08 pm MSTTaylor Halverson: What does Jesus mean when he asks us to be meek? Jesus enumerated many ways to live a blessed life: "Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth" (Matthew 5:5). Only the meek, those who have nothing, will inherit everything, symbolized as the earth.
Feb 28, 2018 6:06 pm MSTLadders, dirty windows and the need for the light of Christ If you were asked to clean the windows of the church, how long would it take to accomplish the task? A few hours, days, weeks, months? How about 300 years. And the cleaning ladder is still there waiting for the window cleaner to ascend.