God’s Passion for the Widow

It seemed fitting to provide a follow up from the last post. The theme of the widow is pervasive in Scripture. The testimony is uniform. God is passionate about widows. He cares deeply about their vulnerability and needs. Here is a brief overview of the key ways that God shows his concern for the widow […]

Widow’s Mite or Widow’s Plight?

I always thought the story of the Widow’s Mite was a story of exemplary generosity, until recently. I think a closer look at the context and the passage itself will yield a different perspective. This famous story is sandwiched in between two interesting units of Scripture. In the context preceding the story, Jesus is warning […]