Jesus to die…’Good’ Friday…really? Easter week.
It is late on the night we call Maundy Thursday … the disciples have dispersed into the night, save two … Jesus is thrust before Annas in what is the first of six trials that will span about nine hours. (Indeed…
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Jesus arrested. John 18.1-14
Take a look with me at John’s rendering of what happened that Passover night so long ago … “When he had finished praying, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron Valley. On the other…Continue
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The Irony of Loneliness.
“Isn't it ironic . . .
An old man turned ninety-eight…Continue
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Preparations are underway. (on our way to Easter) Luke 22.7-13
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On that day they cried “Hosanna!”
Did you see children wave palms as you walked into church? Palm Sunday, you know. Take a look at Matthew’s account:…Continue
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What we believe about God determines everything about us.
In Ephesians 1.1-2, Paul referenced that grace and peace flow from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ… which made me think about my definition, my view of God, and…Continue
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God is . . . (what you said).
Greetings, dear Friends!
How often we read Scripture verses that reference our great and mighty God yet never stop to consider our understanding of who he is … and just what that knowledge might mean to us on a daily basis. Our knowledge of…Continue
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Who is God to You? Ephesians 1.2
Paul offers grace and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ … all good, actually great! But it makes me think—who is this God who offers…Continue
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Who is God, really? Ephesians 1.2
Grace and peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ . . .
Grace, then peace. …Continue
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What are you holding in your hands? Your Bible!
So, when Women of Passion started this morning, I looked around at the women I love, and said, ‘please find the little book of Philemon in your Bibles.’ …Continue
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Where are We Now?
There! We did it…finishing the study of the book of Colossians, tagging on the short letter of Philemon. …Continue
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“Forgive him” – Love, Paul. Philemon, comprised of just 25 verses.
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Looking back at Colossians.
Well, here we are, having just finished studying Colossians. We have taken two months to look at Paul’s letter to the church at Colosse, moved…
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Doing Life Together. Colossians 4.7-18
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The Power of your Words. Colossians 4.5-6
Hello, my dear friends.
My dad was a redheaded Oaky who came to California in the Dust Bowl. Soon after arriving in a small farming town, his father deserted the…
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Use your words well. Colossians 4.2-4
Friends . . . How do you use your words? I challenge you today to become a person who uses more words to be thankful, to pray, to encourage others, to bless .…Continue
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Zooming Back Out…Colossians 4
J.B. Phillips New Testament (PHILLIPS)
We have been studying Colossians 4.2, “Devote…Continue
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When God seems A.W.O.L. . . . . Colossians 4.2
A number of years ago, I remember feeling like God was a.w.o.l.…
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Shhh...God has something to say to you. Colossians 4.2 - Devote yourselves to prayer with an alert mind . . . …
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Quiet Space enables you to Hear. Colossians 4.2
It usually takes some ‘quiet’ to hear … I have found that creating order in my prayer time is a way of making my prayers more…