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#GoodFriday: Drawing Closer to the Cross

On Good Friday Jesus is rejected, beaten, mocked, whipped, and scourged. After carrying a heavy cross, nails pierce His hands and His feet. There He hangs on the cross, suffering for you and me; suffering for us and all humanity. … Continue reading

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#HolyWeek: Smelly Feet LOVE!!!

Holy Thursday takes us to the Upper Room where the first thing Jesus did was wash the feet of the disciples, humbly like a servant. Across the world this evening thousands of lay people will have their feet washed by … Continue reading

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#HolyWeek: Open Hearts (a prayer for)

Here’s a prayer on this Wednesday of Holy Week… “Open our hearts, God. To instruction, unheard. To possibility, unseen. To love, unfelt. To joy, unknown. If we have been closed off, we repent. And we ask You to open our … Continue reading

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#Holy Week: costly (& fragrant) worship

 “Mary took a liter of costly perfumed oil made from genuine aromatic nard and anointed the feet of Jesus and dried them with her hair; the house was filled with the fragrance of the perfumed oil.”  (John 12:3) When we … Continue reading

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Passion Sunday & The Cross of Christ

Today is Palm Sunday and Passion Sunday, when we recount palm waving Hosannas, the Last Supper, the agony in Gethsemane, the betrayal, trial, scourging, crucifixion, and the body of Jesus getting put into a grave. We’ll revisit these events throughout … Continue reading

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#LENT: Pumping Up Courage Muscles (with LOVE!)

“Where God’s love is, there is no fear, because God’s perfect love drives out fear.” (I John 4:18)  This is something I say over (& over) again: “God’s perfect love drives out fear.” Seems like there’s always something to be … Continue reading

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#LENT: Prisms of Hope

Here’s a quickie quote for this Lenten Tuesday: “Faith goes up the stairs that love has made and looks out the window that hope has opened.” Charles Spurgeon It’s something to think about – what window has hope opened up … Continue reading

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