Resurrection Sunday
April 4th, 2021
This is it! This is the single event that every belief we as Christians hold dear is contingent on. Without the resurrection of Christ, our faith is powerless and pointless. Without this miraculous and redeeming victory we are without hope and without purpose. Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 15:14, “If Christ has not been raised, our preaching is useless and so is your faith.” Praise God we have a hop...
Saturday
April 3rd, 2021
SILENCE To me, it is a word with dual meanings. Sometimes it brings me a quiet sense of peace and provides space for my thoughts. However, there’s another type of silence, the kind that can be so loud it’s deafening. That’s the type of silence I imagine they felt on that Saturday following the crucifixion of Jesus. It was a Saturday spent reflecting on and replaying Friday’s devastation, Friday’s ...
Friday
April 2nd, 2021
As Christ hung on the cross, He was fast at work completing the goal for the salvation of man.  All the intricate aspects of cruelty and suffering that Christ experienced was carefully played as a part of the whole plan of the Father.  Every pain, every grimace, every drop of sweat and blood screamed out, “I love you!” to a lost and dying world.  There was great sacrifice involved and it all point...
Thursday
April 1st, 2021
Several years ago, I read the book, “One Thousand Gifts”, which led me to a challenge to list the blessings in my life.  I started with a dollar store journal turning it into my daily list of things for which I was grateful.  I took the time to notice small and large gifts, as well as good and bad. It was life-changing!  What does that have to do with the Last Supper?  Luke 22:14-23 is the story o...
Wednesday
March 31st, 2021
In Matthew’s Gospel we see that as the time for Jesus’s crucifixion approaches, those who oppose Him are looking for ways to bring about His end.  Jesus is aware of their schemes and informs His friends that the time is near. Matthew even tells us that the elders and chief priest plotted some “sly way” to seize Jesus.  It is important to remember Jesus telling His friends what was going to happen ...