A Roman Father Couldn’t Disinherit an Adopted Son

A Roman Father Couldn’t Disinherit an Adopted Son

In the Roman culture when Paul wrote his Epistle to the Ephesians, a Roman father could disinherit a son born into the family, but not an adopted child. That fact has everything to do with Paul assuring his readers they were secure in their salvation. Here’s...
Are You Depositing Quarters to Earn God’s Love?

Are You Depositing Quarters to Earn God’s Love?

Some time ago, I arrived at our local regional park prepared with the six quarters for depositing into the machine that controlled the mechanical arm at the entrance of the park. I deposited the six quarters and then looked forward, anticipating the mechanical arm to...