Kingdom Come!!

Looking at one of my favorite passages in the Bible this morning. I’m sure I’ve done this before, but there’s a lot to be said about this section of scripture, and this is just where I’m led today. In Luke 24, after the resurrection of Jesus. It’s been a long week for the followers of […]

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The Women Stayed With Him

Going back to the morning of the resurrection in the Gospel of Mark. The Gospel of Mark was and is the first Gospel which was written, which means that for a period of time the Gospel of Mark was simply “the Gospel”, the only gospel which was written. If we think about the week leading […]

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Back to the Garden

I’m a couple of days late with this…but you know what they say, it’s better late than never… Returning to the garden after Good Friday, both we and Mary Magdalene. Mary is up before the first light. It is still dark outside, but the sabbath day of rest has come to an end. So Mary, […]

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God is dead.

  It’s Good Friday. It’s getting on in the day, it’s about four hours before sunset. Jesus is suffering upon the cross, hanging there, part of a larger spectacle which was not even his own but shared with two revolutionaries. The time has come and from two different accounts of the scene we can get […]

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Weeping over US

It’s Passion week, our Holy Week, the time when we remember the suffering, persecution, crucifixion, and ultimately the resurrection Jesus Christ our Lord. It’s the time when we remember all the events, decisions, and obedience of that week, and there is a lot to remember. I’m looking today at the triumphal entry into Jerusalem, Jesus […]

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Dance with the devil

I’ve been wanting to write this for a few days now. What better time you wrote about the cross of Jesus Christ than his passion week. And what better to write about the cross of Christ than Christ own theology of what it means for the world?? Now is the judgment of this world; now […]

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Resurrection

I had big plans for something I wanted to share this morning.  I’m sure it’s the same plan I had the other day when I would up writing my “trust” post.   I still have that plan, but it will have to wait for another day. Part of my morning prayer liturgy now includes reading […]

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