Tag Archives: Jesus

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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Keeping vigil

Luke 23:50-56 What do you do when you feel all hope is lost? When dreams are crushed we are devastated. When we lose someone who is dear, we grieve. When all of this comes at once, there is no direction … 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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Servant of All

Mark 9:30-41 What do you want to be when you grow up? That’s a question that we all faced at one time or another. Some probably wanted to be doctors or nurses. Some perhaps wanted to be a professional athlete. … Continue reading

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Focus on life in Christ

Luke 13:31-35, Philippians 3:17-4:1 Lent is that time for us to take a serious look at how we live. Do our values reflect the teaching of Jesus, or are they more reflective of a world turned inward upon itself? Our … Continue reading

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To bear much fruit

John 15:1-8 A friend of mine is the keeper of a peach orchard. One thing about peach trees that I have learned is that they must be tended to year round. In these winter months, the beginning of the yearly … Continue reading

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Be healed

John 5:1-9 We have all heard of home remedies that may or may not actually work. One such remedy is chicken soup used to cure the common cold. Dark chocolate is thought to be a good remedy for a persistent … Continue reading

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