First I was going to start re-writes on the (still unnamed) novel in July after a brief rest. Then I was going to wait until August. But now, after a conversation with a friend this past Sunday evening, I’ve been so inspired and exhilarated I could hardly wait for Monday morning to get back to work on it. I got out every piece of Bible study material I have, including every Bible study I have on MP3, beginning with Tim Gray’s study on the Gospel according to Matthew, entitled The King and His Kingdom.
Now most of us know that Christ is King. But most of us here in the U.S. don’t really realize what kingship means, much less do we really understand the notion of kingdom. We tend to think of ourselves as the center of our own universes, captains of our own ships. Continue reading