The Thin Line Between Faith and Doubt: How Mary Excelled Where Zechariah Stumbled

Two encounters, one angel, different outcomes. That is the simple sum-up of Gabriel’s visits to Zechariah and Mary. But there’s a lot more to it than it sounds. How Shall I Know this? Alone in the temple, performing his priestly duties, Zechariah suddenly saw a flash. It was Gabriel. He came with news. Elizabeth would …

What Yahweh Can Do

Famished and stranded in a lonely desert,there wasn’t a glimmer of hopethat a wilting treewith leftover cherrieswas waiting somewhere Tempted and distraught,there wasn’t a modicum of assurancethat some unfortunate treethat was waiting somewherewould satisfy even halfa quarter of them But meat like rainand bread like dewwas the invention of Yahwehin a parched and dreary land …