Tag Archives: Easter

The Last Words-Abide

“May not the inadequacy of much of our spiritual experience be traced back to our habit of skipping through the corridors of the Kingdom like children in the marketplace, chattering about everything but pausing to learn the value of nothing” … Continue reading

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The Last Words-Believe

As the noise and excitement of the crowds faded into the night, Jesus looked His inner circle in the eyes and said: “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me.”  – John 14:1 NKJV … Continue reading

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The Last Words-Love

After Judas left the upper room, Jesus turned to the remaining eleven disciples and instructed them about moving forward. First, He spoke of His glorification (which they were yet to understand), then He said: “A new commandment I give to … Continue reading

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The Last Words-Serve

While the cross waited, Jesus celebrated the Passover meal with His disciples and shared some final instructions before being arrested. John chapters 13-17 record the powerful, emotional words that Jesus chose to leave with them. First, He demonstrated how to … Continue reading

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The Friday We Call Good

Each year, I’m reminded of a Friday in 2012 when a small group of us were in Munich, Germany visiting the grounds of the Dachau Concentration Camp. After walking through the various displays, I looked out across the main part … Continue reading

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Life Between Good Friday and Easter

Life can sometimes feel like the Saturday between Good Friday and Easter. In other words, current events aren’t validating faith…at all. Think about the thoughts of Jesus’ followers that day. They would have questioned their beliefs, wrestled with anger, and … Continue reading

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Good Friday-Before the Cross was Gold it was Rugged

The cross is a familiar object. It’s been fashioned into jewelry, wall art, and various household trinkets, but before it was gold (or silver, etc.), it was rugged. I. It was rugged by design As a symbol – The Romans … Continue reading

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