He is Risen!
He is risen indeed. Stemming back to the earliest centuries of the church, the most celebrated and joyous holy day of the entire Christian calendar is remembering the day our Lord rose from the grave.
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Is the cross a symbol about death or life? defeat or triumph? humiliation or glory? Or all those things?
As I searched for answers, I became drawn to how Christians depicted crosses a thousand years ago and more, and that search became this fifteen minute video on the ancient symbols of Christianity.Keep reading
Looking to Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith, who for the sake of the joy that was set before him endured the cross, disregarding its shame, and has taken his seat at the right hand of the throne of God. (Hebrews 12:2, NRSV)Keep reading
And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would approach God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him. (Hebrews 11:6, NRSV)Keep reading
Let mutual affection continue. (Hebrews 13:1 (NRSV)Keep reading
Now, discipline always seems painful rather than pleasant at the time, but later it yields the peaceful fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. (Hebrews 12:11, NRSV)Keep reading
All four Gospel accounts describe Mary’s faithfulness and courage, a major financial supporter and patron of Jesus’s ministry, one who remained with Jesus at the foot of his cross until his death, and the first to arrive at his tomb the morning of his resurrection.Keep reading
In this twenty minute talk, we’ll first follow Mary through the years she was a student and supporter of Jesus, then we will spend most of our time in the Garden with Mary at Christ’s empty tomb, and end with a deeper understanding of ourselves as members of the Body of Christ.Keep reading
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My passion for the Bible began when I was eight or nine years old, somewhere in there, when on occasion my dad would take me to synagogue, where he sang. I remember watching the men in synagogue pray the words of scripture, murmuring and weeping, lovingly touching and kissing the Torah, and I wished I could read what they were reading.
Imagine, then, my wonder when I was given a Bible of my own! Read more