Archive for April, 2015

Wednesday of Easter Week – 1 Timothy 6:11-19

Share1 Timothy 6:11-19 The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, which means our resurrection as well, has implications for this life, as well as the life to come.  Our response to the Resurrection of Jesus Christ should be one of unmitigated, ecstatic joy!  It should provoke from us the greatest celebration we are capable of hosting in […]

April 7, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Easter Tuesday – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Share1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 On Easter we celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.  It is the happiest, most joyful, most glorious day of the year to the Christian!  For our Lord, who was dead, was raised to life again. Not only is the Resurrection at the center of Christian theology, it is at the […]

April 6, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Easter Monday – Luke 24:1-12

ShareLuke 24:1-12 2 + 2 = 4. Neil Armstrong was the 1st man on the moon. The ratio of your HDL cholesterol to your LDL cholesterol is known as your cardiac risk factor. Facts, facts, facts.  Our lives are filled with facts such as these. In school we memorize thousands of facts, and every day […]

April 5, 2015 | 2 Comments More

Easter Even – John 19:38-42

ShareJohn 19:38-42 Easter Even or Holy Saturday is a quiet and conflicted day.  Sandwiched between the suffering and sadness of Good Friday and the glory and gladness of Easter Sunday, it reminds me of my life in this world. I, too, seem suspended between two worlds that threaten to tear me apart.  I still dwell […]

April 3, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Good Friday – John 19:1-37

ShareJohn 19:1-37 Though the Morning Prayer lesson for this morning is John 18, I’ve chosen to meditate on John 19 instead, which is the Proper lesson for the Good Friday service. “Why do the nations rage, and the people plot a vain thing?’ The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel […]

April 2, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Maundy Thursday – John 13:18-34

ShareJohn 13:18-34 Jesus says to you today: “A new commandment I give unto you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.”  “Maundy Thursday” comes from the Latin words mandatum novum, or “new commandment,” taken from this verse (John 13:34.) Now why is love a new commandment?  […]

April 1, 2015 | 1 Comment More