Category: Jesus

Christmas Didn’t Start with Christ, but it Didn’t Have To

          God was ticked off at me for having a Christmas tree. This was according to my well-meaning friend, who quoted a verse in Jeremiah about…
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The Day the World Burst Forth

The dawn has cracked.  The sun is still tucked behind the hills. Inside the tomb, Jesus rubs His sleepy eyes.  He catches a glance of His hand. The skin has…
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Good Friday: Emmanuel is Crucified

Today is Good Friday.  A somber day.  Painful and hard. Jesus is tried and crucified today. The pain began last night as He wept and prayed in the deserted Garden…
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Preparation Wednesday: Jesus Anointed in Bethany

Today is Preparation Wednesday. Actually, it’s not officially Preparation Wednesday.  Instead, today has been deemed Spy Wednesday by the masses. Yes, today is the day that Judas Iscariot, one of…
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Holy Tuesday: Is Jesus Equal with God?

Yesterday, Jesus cleansed the Holy Temple. Ignited by the unfair trade and shady commerce taking place in His Father's house, He upended tables, flipped chairs, and chased people with a…
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Holy Monday: Jesus Cleanses the Temple

Today is Holy Monday. Jesus and His followers are full of reverence today. After all, they’re visiting the Temple.  The same place He was dedicated as a child.  The dwelling…
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Countdown to Resurrection: When You’re Noticed by the Most Popular

Do you ever feel invisible?  Unnoticed?  Swept aside by society? If so, today’s story will encourage you. As we continue in the Countdown to Resurrection study, today we encounter the…
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Countdown to Resurrection: So Busy Chasing Comfort, We Don’t See God

My living room is adorned with a La-Z-Boy perched in front of a big screen TV. If I had my way, I’d spend the rest of my life reclining in…
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Jesus Takes Responsibility for You

Have you ever wished you were a kid again? I do. The other day I visited my youngest daughter’s school and I saw this girl prancing around the hall, twirling…
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