Category Archives: Faith

The Beginning After the End

So wait, the tomb is empty? What does this mean? What does it mean for me? Somehow, You did not lose. You defeated death, so It’s not the end after all? And even when the news tells us That evil … Continue reading

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The End

When you said, “It is finished,” What did you mean? Were you referring to Our hope? You were supposed to Be the one who wiped out evil, But it sure looks like Evil won. Our sin? It makes no sense … Continue reading

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Drinking to Remember

I crawl to your table. “Bread of Life” means something Different now, something new, Disturbing. Why? Why would you do this For me Before I knew you or After you knew me? I haven’t done as much For you as … Continue reading

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Don’t You Care?

“I’ve got real problems, Jesus,” I mutter—perfunctory prayer— Little more than a complaint, really. “Don’t You get it? Don’t You Care?” He sighs, not impatient, more like, Don’t you get it? He shows me an angry mob Storming Gethsemane to … Continue reading

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What’s Today in Holy Week Speak?

Over the years, we have given names to some of the days in Holy Week: Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, culminating in Easter–which is technically what comes next, a new week all its own. And a new way of … Continue reading

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Last Supper, First Supper

Faithful disciples, twelve minus one, Ate with their Savior before He was gone. Then bread was broken, His Spirit set free: “Do this whenever you eat it, remembering me. Hear these words now, for soon we will part.” Then Jesus … Continue reading

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Holy Week Starts with a Celebration

This first day of Holy Week is called Palm Sunday because the people of Jerusalem were so excited about Jesus’s arrival that they waved palm branches to celebrate the arrival of their King. “Hosanna to the Son of David!” they … Continue reading

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What Can Separate You From God’s Love?

Here’s the short answer: Nothing. <End of blog> Just kidding (much to my wife’s chagrin!). I can’t let this additional good news from Paul go without some commentary. So here’s how the Apostle Paul explained it to the Christ-followers in … Continue reading

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No Condemnation

Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus, because through Christ Jesus the law of the Spirit who gives life has set you free from the law of sin and death. Paul the Apostle, in Romans … Continue reading

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Beyond Belief – What’s Next?

Well, this has been quite a journey through Christian apologetics, which is not anything like saying, “Gee, I’m sorry I’m a Christian.” Instead, it’s better summarized as being able to explain our faith to someone who is trying to understand … Continue reading

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