Tag Archives: Gospel

What do you say?

John 1:19-28 There is a buzzword getting plenty of attention in churches. Discipleship. Churches across the Christian spectrum seem to be on fire for discipleship. In Matthew’s gospel, we hear Jesus’ words “Go make disciples.” And so we go. Some … Continue reading

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Give thanks for the faithful

Colossians 1:1-14 How often do you find yourself praying for someone? It is likely that you often pray for those who are sick, facing difficulties or for safe travels of a friend. But when you pray, how often do you … Continue reading

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Changed for the better

Ephesians 4:17-32 The more things change, the more they stay the same. Dig into the meaning of this familiar phrase and one will find the frustration of something needing improvement, something that ought to be made better. In that struggle, … Continue reading

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The second day of the week

Luke 24:36-53 The Easter narrative makes us fully aware of what happened on the first day of the week. Women went to Jesus’ tomb and found he was not dead; he was raised. The news spread throughout that first day … Continue reading

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Were you there?

Luke 24:1-12 Were you there? No doubt many sang this beloved hymn on Good Friday. Were you there when they crucified my Lord? Of course, you were. Though not physically, your sin, my sin, our sin was there. It is … Continue reading

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Father, forgive them

Luke 23:33-46 I am looking at you Jesus, staring actually, and I have to get something off my chest. I know why you are hanging there on that cross. It’s because of me. You taught me the way of God’s … Continue reading

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Given for you

Matthew 26:26-29 For forty days, Christians have walked with Jesus along the road to Jerusalem and the cross. Along the way, we have heard Jesus’ teaching, witnessed his miracles, and through these received a glimpse of God’s kingdom. Beholding all … Continue reading

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