Tag Archives: Gospel

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

Posted in Easter | Tagged , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Easter, Forgiveness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Forgiveness, Holy Week | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Holy Communion, Holy Week | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Trouble loving you

Luke 10:25-37 I have to admit, I have had trouble loving you. Yes, you are my neighbor and Jesus commanded me to love you, but it has been truly difficult at times. At first, I thought it was because of … Continue reading

Posted in Lent, Love your neighbor | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , ,

Hear the word

Acts 4:18-33 It is no secret; people want to hear words of hope and prosperity. They want to hear words of joy and words of freedom. Yet, when the church proclaims such words as the result of Jesus’ death and … Continue reading

Posted in Evangelism | Tagged , , , , , , , , ,

A perfect life

2 Corinthians 4:7-18 Have you ever wondered what it might be like to live a perfect life? Imagine, a life with no worries, no sickness and no pain. Instead, there is nothing but happiness, peace and serenity. In this perfect … Continue reading

Posted in Lent | Tagged , , , , , , , , , ,