Mary stood outside the tomb crying. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb 12 and saw two angels in white, seated where Jesus’ body had been, one at the head and the other at the foot. 13 They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?” “They have taken my Lord… Read More
Archive Tag: Easter
Change The Stories Of Men
“If I wrote a book called The Men of Easter it wouldn’t be a great story. It would be Judas betraying, Peter denying, and Thomas doubting, and the disciples not believing. I hate to say it. It’s just true.” -Liz Curtis Higgs (author The Women of Easter) I’ve had my… Read More
The Curse Is Reversed. Women First.
Magdalene was not Mary’s last name. It was her hometown. She was a Magdalene like Jesus was a Nazarene – from the city of Magdala where fabrics were dyed and prostitution was rampant (source: Jewish Talmud). But the bible never says or even implies that Mary herself was a prostitute.… Read More
Choosing The Question We’ll Ask Today
The three year-olds sat in a circle wearing their Easter Sunday bests. One by one they opened their egg, pulled out a surprise, showed it proudly to the rest of the class and listened as Mrs. Becky told a little more of the morning’s story. “Touch the thorn,” she instructed, “but be very… Read More
You stepped out of eternity into the slum of human history Downward mobility Wrapped in flesh, the fullness of divinity To live fully perfectly in place of me Because I could not Born rebellious, busted and backward Every inclination of my heart warred against Yours The enemy: unfaithful and unyielding… Read More
What Do We See & Hear?
We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge… Read More