Somber Saturday

It was the morning after an unimaginable tragedy, and it was eerily quiet. The voices of the crowds demanding "crucify him" were gone. The jeers of the onlookers insisting that Jesus "save himself" were silenced. The shouts of the Pharisees declaring "blasphemer" had disappeared. The wails of the women that loved Him had moved within … Continue reading Somber Saturday

Believer – in what?

Followers of Christ are often referred to as "believers". But what exactly are we believers in?  That Jesus was a real person? Sure. That he was good? Yes, of course.  That he walked the earth teaching wonderful truths?  That, too. But a lot of people believe those things. This is no big step of faith. … Continue reading Believer – in what?

Who would have thought God’s saving power would look like this?

Isaiah 53 has always been one of my favorite chapters in the Bible. It so clearly describes the sacrifice Jesus made on the cross and the purpose for it. When God came to earth he didn't come as a great and powerful conquerer (as some were hoping for). He came as a simple baby and … Continue reading Who would have thought God’s saving power would look like this?