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 . . .
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)
Meditating on God's work in creation holds the potential to remove ourselves from being the source of wisdom, judgment, and value that is often our focus in our post-Fall world, pointing us instead to the Father Almighty who took up his rule on the seventh day.
Alice Patterson is a dear friend whose love and grace never cease to amaze me. In light of everything that has been happening recently, I asked her if she would be willing to share some of the thoughts that she had shared with me with you, my dear readers. She graciously agreed. In a time … Continue reading Guest Post: A Letter to My Sisters and Brothers
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?
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
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
1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters,3 he refreshes my soul.He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake.4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me;your rod … Continue reading Praying Scripture – 3/18/2020 – Lent
Thank you so much for joining me this year! As we get ready to start a New Year I took a look back at this year's most popular posts. If you're relatively new to my blog, here are a few "old favorites" that keep getting visitors: My Son Needed the Love of the Church. I … Continue reading The 5 Most Popular Posts of 2019