You may have seen this video already, but it's a good reminder. It reminds me to consider Jesus' sacrifice and not just to focus on my plans for Resurrection Sunday. It also reminds me that the events of Good Friday were not the final word, not matter what the authorities, disciples, and people thought. Sunday … Continue reading It’s Friday, but . . .
I found that as I slowed down and focused on my relationship with God during Lent, He worked in my heart in some amazing ways. Out of this season of reflection and penitence came a deeper and more profound understanding of "the good times."
Below is a re-post from last year, but it is what I'm meditating on today. May the Lord use the words and music in your life as you reflect on what Jesus has done for each of us. 28 Later, knowing that everything had now been finished, and so that Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus … Continue reading It Is Finished: Good Friday (4/2/2021)
This is a re-post of my Praying Scripture post last year, but I'm praying it again today. Will you join me? 1 Out of the depths I cry to you, LORD;2 Lord, hear my voice. Let your ears be attentive to my cry for mercy.3 If you, LORD, kept a record of sins, Lord, who could stand?4 But … Continue reading Praying Scripture – 2/17/2021 – Ash Wednesday
28 Later, knowing that everything had now been finished, and so that Scripture would be fulfilled, Jesus said, “I am thirsty.” 29 A jar of wine vinegar was there, so they soaked a sponge in it, put the sponge on a stalk of the hyssop plant, and lifted it to Jesus’ lips. 30 When he … Continue reading Good Friday: It Is Finished
Will you join me in reflecting on and praying Psalm 22 as we approach the cross on Friday?
21 Praise be to the Lord,for he showed me the wonders of his lovewhen I was in a city under siege.22 In my alarm I said,“I am cut off from your sight!”Yet you heard my cry for mercywhen I called to you for help.23 Love the Lord, all his faithful people!The Lord preserves those who are true to … Continue reading Praying Scripture – 4/4/2020 – Lent
5 I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word I put my hope.6 I wait for the Lord more than watchmen wait for the morning, more than watchmen wait for the morning.7 Israel, put your hope in the Lord, for with the Lord is unfailing love and with him is full redemption.8 He himself will redeem Israel from all their … Continue reading Praying Scripture – 4/1/2020 – Lent
Like you, my life has been turned upside down by the coronavirus and some weeks I may not have time to write my regular blog posts. I don't want to leave you hanging entirely, so those weeks I hope that you'll join me in praying through an additional passage of Scripture on Saturday. Thank you for your grace!
19 Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, 20 by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body, 21 and since we have a great priest over the house of God, 22 let us draw near to God with a … Continue reading Praying Scripture – 3/25/2020 – Lent