How Many Kings

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

Holy Week Theme: Love with No End

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=vjhOHs5CdkYContinue reading Holy Week Theme: Love with No End

Palm Sunday — Here is our King

The crowds that went ahead of him and those that followed shouted: "Hosanna to the Son of David!" "Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!" "Hosanna[c] in the highest!" Matthew 21:9 (NIV) Here is Our King written and performed by David Crowder From wherever spring arrives to heal the ground From … Continue reading Palm Sunday — Here is our King

Holy Week Theme: Love with No End

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. Shine … Continue reading Holy Week Theme: Love with No End

Decoding Resurrection Symbols During Easter

The most prominent symbol of Easter is the cross. The Roma cross was a torture device. It was one of the most gruesome and painful means of executing criminals. The cross represents Christ's willing sacrifice and his triumph over sin and death (See Matthew 27:32-56; Mark 15:21-41; Luke 23:26-49; John 18:39-19:37). The empty tomb and … Continue reading Decoding Resurrection Symbols During Easter