Morning Thoughts: Jesus Is About Relationship, Not Religion

It has been my habit for quite a few years now to have a “morning quiet time” alone in my home office with the Lord that includes studying scripture, reading daily passages from a couple of devotionals I’ve come to love, and prayer time.

I’ve never done this before here on HillFaith, but a passage from one of the two devotionals I use — D.A. Carson’s “For The Love of God” — leaped off the page this morning, prompting me to share them with readers, especially those who work on Capitol Hill for a senator or representative or congressional committee.

Here’s the passage from Carson, which is part of his meditation on Jacob’s encounter with God in a dream that led to the former building an altar known as “Bethel,” the House of God: Continue reading “Morning Thoughts: Jesus Is About Relationship, Not Religion”