Jesus – Dead or Alive? Yes! Easter, 2016.
With Simon carrying the cross, one beaten, weakened Jesus reaches the top of Mount Calvary. A criminal on each side, our innocent Messiah is to be crucified. He is stripped naked, his bruised and bloodied arms outstretched on the rough cross beam, and five-inch long, three-eighths-inch square nails are driven through each of his wrists. Crucifixion is humiliating beyond compare,…
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|Imagine you are one of the disciples, and you’ve just finished dinner…
Think for a moment what it must have been like that night . . . unsettling, to say the least. Certainly the disciples felt the urgency in the Upper Room, and know…
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What to do in the Storm. Read chapter 14 of Matthew.
Jesus was real.
He did not fake or hide who he was or how he felt.
But in his ‘realness’ we see what he did with his heartache.
Case in point—word comes to him that John the Baptist has been killed. Can you imagine Jesus’ grief? After all, not only was John his cousin, not only had he announced the coming of the Messiah and then baptized him, Jesus said of John, ‘of all…
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|Jesus Christ … no one else like him. Read Matthew 13.
Manhunts of all sorts draw our attention, don’t they? When I…
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|Choose your words wisely. Read Matthew 12.
“Sticks and stones may break my bones,
but words will never hurt me.” Who thought up that clever little ditty? It may roll off the tongue, but it is such a lie! Words do hurt.
The tired mother hurls,…
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