Tag: martyrs

Friday in Lent 5 – John 12:44-50

ShareJohn 12:44-50 I’ve got a radical idea!  Let’s try an experiment in reading this passage.  How would it enrich our understanding of God’s Word today and our understanding of our call to be the apostles (“sent ones”) and martyrs (“witnesses”) if we read Jesus’ loud cry of verses 44-50, substituting our names for His?  With […]

March 17, 2016 | 1 Comment More

Monday of 4th Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 11:32-40

ShareHebrews 11:32-40 Behold! how great a cloud of witnesses surrounds us! Behold what God accomplished through the faith and faithfulness of these saints and heroes and martyrs! On the one hand, through the faith of these saints, God worked mighty miracles so that kingdoms were subdued, righteousness was worked, the mouths of lions were stopped, […]

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Saturday of Easter Week – Revelation 7:9-17

ShareRevelation 7:9-17 Who our heroes are tell us a lot about ourselves.  The heroes of a culture are the people we look up to, the people who inspire us.  They are the people we want to be like and try to imitate.  Judging from money and attention paid to people in our culture, and judging […]

April 10, 2015 | 0 Comments More

Friday in Lent 5 – John 12:44-50

ShareJohn 12:44-50 I’ve got a radical idea!  Let’s try an experiment in reading this passage.  How would it enrich our understanding of God’s Word today and our understanding of our call to be the apostles (“sent ones”) and martyrs (“witnesses”) if we read Jesus’ loud cry of verses 44-50, substituting our names for His?  With […]

April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Monday of 4th Sunday after Easter – Hebrews 11:32-40

ShareHebrews 11:32-40 Behold! how great a cloud of witnesses surrounds us! Behold what God accomplished through the faith and faithfulness of these saints and heroes and martyrs! On the one hand, through the faith of these saints, God worked mighty miracles so that kingdoms were subdued, righteousness was worked, the mouths of lions were stopped, […]

April 28, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Saturday of Easter Week – Revelation 7:9-17

ShareRevelation 7:9-17 Who our heroes are tell us a lot about ourselves.  The heroes of a culture are the people we look up to, the people who inspire us.  They are the people we want to be like and try to imitate.  Judging from money and attention paid to people in our culture, and judging […]

April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More

Friday in Lent 5 – John 12:44-50

ShareJohn 12:44-50 I’ve got a radical idea!  Let’s try an experiment in reading this passage.  How would it enrich our understanding of God’s Word today and our understanding of our call to be the apostles (“sent ones”) and martyrs (“witnesses”) if we read Jesus’ loud cry of verses 44-50, substituting our names for His?  With […]

March 29, 2012 | 0 Comments More