Hungering for Righteousness…

In his 1969 devotional, Think on These Things, Norval Pease provides a compelling thought about righteousness.  It is a reflect on  the beatitude in which Jesus said, “Blessed are they which do hunger and thirst after righteousness; for they shall be filled” (Matt. 5:6): Certain attitudes and practices ruin the appetite for goodness… Just asContinue reading “Hungering for Righteousness…”

Easter Justice and a thirst for righteousness

  One of last things Jesus said before he died on the cross was, “I thirst.”  It is hard to imagine the very Savior who promised a woman by the well (John 4) everlasting water being thirsty, but he was.  Perhaps there is a deeper meaning to this illusive Easter text. We live in aContinue reading “Easter Justice and a thirst for righteousness”