This week I was listening to Third Day’s Farewell CD. Yes, I know I am old school and still listen to CDs. God of Wonders is one my favorite of their songs. As always I am struck by the majesty of God and humbled that he would even care to be involved in my life.
He is risen! Christ is risen indeed. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YXtf7vtz3c&feature=related Worthy is the Lamb/Hallelujah Chorus performed by The Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Solo Worthy is the Lamb that was slain Worthy is the Lamb that was slain And hath redeemed us to God by His blood To receive power and riches and wisdom and strength and honour and … Continue reading He is Risen
It was Preparation Day (that is, the day before the Sabbath). So as evening approached, Joseph of Arimathea, a prominent member of the Council, who was himself waiting for the kingdom of God, went boldly to Pilate and asked for Jesus' body. Pilate was surprised to hear that he was already dead. Summoning the centurion, … Continue reading Holy Week Reflection: Saturday
Christ demonstrated the ultimate expression of love for us. 33 At noon, darkness fell across the whole land until three o’clock. 34 Then at three o’clock Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means “My God, my God, why have you abandoned me?” 35 Some of the bystanders misunderstood and … Continue reading Ultimate Expression of Love
29The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, "Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world! 30This is he of whom I said, 'After me comes a man who ranks before me, because he was before me.' 31I myself did not know him, but for this purpose … Continue reading Behold the Lamb of God
Luke describes Jesus' entry into Jerusalem. The attitude of the crowd on Sunday is quite different from what it will be on Friday. Jesus is greeted with praise and honor. On Friday, the cheers have turned to jeers and cursing. As I was reading through Luke I am reminded that none of this took Jesus … Continue reading How Many Kings
For me Holy Week is a time of reflection. For the past several weeks I've been struck by the depth of God's love. Love motivated God to create a plan for my redemption. Love was the reason he sent His only son to take my place. Love was why Christ willingly laid down His life. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjhOHs5CdkY … Continue reading Holy Week Theme: Love with No End