Archive for April, 2016

Thursday of 1st Sunday after Easter – 1 Peter 2:11-17

Share1 Peter 2:11-17 Here is a diagram to illustrate today’s Give Us This Day, illuminating the fact that through the good works Jesus Christ does through us, we are the light of the world. The writer Gertrude Stein coined the term “The Lost Generation” for the generation of Ernest Hemingway in the 1920s.  But perhaps […]

April 6, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Wednesday of 1st Sunday after Easter – 1 Peter 2:1-10

Share1 Peter 2:1-10 “You also, as living stones, are being built up a spiritual house, a holy priesthood, to offer up spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ.” I had a dream once in which I was in a great outdoor library located next door to a Putt Putt golf course.  Some of the […]

April 5, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Tuesday of 1st Sunday after Easter – 1 Peter 1:13-25

Share1 Peter 1:13-25 Yesterday, I lamented the temporal condition in which I find myself: that the fullness of life and glory and joy lie in the future, while I lie here in the burdened present.  But I’m O.K.  I made my peace with it.  By faith, I understand what glory God has in store for […]

April 4, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Monday of 1st Sunday after Easter – 1 Peter 1:1-12

Share1 Peter 1:1-12  “Blessed are those that have not seen and yet have believed” (John 20:29). What?  What’s John 20 doing here in a meditation on 1 Peter1?  Is it so surprising that John and Peter (2 of the inner group of 3 disciples) should converse with each other? “Blessed are those that have not […]

April 3, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Saturday of Easter Week – John 21:15-25

ShareJohn 21:15-25 Jesus is saying to you, the moment of your reading this: “_____________ (insert your name), do you love me more than these?” “Yes, Lord” you say, “you know that I love You.” I’m a little hurt that He would ask me.  He’s supposed to know all things, and I know that I love […]

April 1, 2016 | 0 Comments More