Tag Archives: Easter

Jesus Christ is Risen Today! Alleluia!

Jesus Christ is risen today, Alleluia! Our triumphant holy day, Alleluia! Who did once, upon the cross, Alleluia! Suffer to redeem our loss, Alleluia! Hymns of praise then let us sing, Alleluia! Unto Christ, our heavenly King, Alleluia! Who endured … Continue reading

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Good Friday Devotion – Dying Faith

Luke 23:44-46 It was now about the sixth hour, and darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour, for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Jesus called out with a … Continue reading

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Holy Week Devotions: Seven Last Words of Christ (3)

This week, a group of pastor bloggers, over at Presbyterian Bloggers, are writing Holy week devotions based upon the Last Seven Words of Christ from the Cross. I’ve written and sent you the first two over the weekend. Today’s devotional … Continue reading

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Holy Week Devotions: Seven Last Words of Christ from the Cross (2)

(For the next seven days, we’ll be posting daily devotions about Christ’s Last Words from the Cross. Some of our regular contributors – Sarah, Jody, Doug & John – will be writing them. If you have any comments, meditations, or … Continue reading

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Sunday Sermon: Touching God

John 20:19-29       Jesus confronts Thomas   It was just an ordinary day back in Maybole, Scotland. I had been making house calls in the village of Dunure, which was about 9 miles away from the manse. I was heading home … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Party On

Last Sunday, we had one of our best Easter services ever. A lot of families were in town and it was great to see them sitting together in the pews, praising God for the resurrection of Christ. It was a … Continue reading

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Political Cartoon: Holy Week 2008

Somehow I think we’ve been here before… Give it a rest, people…

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Authority: Debunking the Jesus Seminar

There’s a group of liberal theologians who meet together on a regular basis to discuss their ideas about Jesus. They call themselves “The Jesus Seminar,” and their mission is to seek the real, historical Jesus behind the Gospels. They believe … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Overturning Tables

There’s an old hymn called “Gentle Jesus, Meek and Mild” which a lot of people have bought into theologically. It depicts Christ as being a peaceful, loving guy who wouldn’t dream of disturbing any one’s life or meddling with their … Continue reading

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Daily Devotions: Promise U

Our church kids put on a Christian musical yesterday called “Promise U.” It was amazing. They put a lot of practice into their performances and it was wonderful to watch them sing and act, dance and quote scripture throughout the … Continue reading

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