Tag Archives: Easter

In Christ alone

Sunday has come brothers and sisters, Sunday has come! Hallelujah, Sunday has come. I want to shout it from the mountains, my Jesus has been raised from the dead. Where there was once sorrow, death, and darkness– now there is … Continue reading

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give it up

This past Wednesday began the season of Lent. I didn’t grow up in the Catholic or Lutheran church, so Wednesday was another day on the calendar. Nothing more. I saw a few people with an ashen cross marking their foreheads … Continue reading

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Triumphant

Many times after Easter has passed, my heart has just tucked the day away like Christmas decorations.  This year, I want to just extend Easter like a multiple-day festival.  My heart is still full, my eyes still weep with joy, and … Continue reading

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Just amazing

Saturday night my son picked the movie to watch. He surprised me by picking AMAZING GRACE.   The power of this story rumbles through my soul and heart every time I see it. William Wilberforce’s tenacious work to end the … Continue reading

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miracles

Spring does funny things to me.  It’s a season of change– it shakes off the slumber of winter, the cold, dormant, dead-look of plants and trees seem to erupt overnight with riotous colors, vibrant greens.  Ducklings, calves, piglets, kids, and … Continue reading

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ears and eyes

Give ear to my words, O Lord; give heed to my sighing. Listen to the sound of my cry, my King and my God, for to you I pray. O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the … Continue reading

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Easter 2014

While watching Ten Commandments by Cecil B. DeMille I was struck by the way that God used all of His story, in both the Old Testament and the New Testament, to point the way to Him. After the final plague … Continue reading

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Psalm 116

These are the notes from today’s message at church (4-7-13). I was so blessed by the study of this psalm. In the weeks after Easter it is important to remember that the Gospel hasn’t lost its power now that the … Continue reading

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My hope

This past Sunday our pastor shared a message based on Luke 24:13-35, On The Road to Emmaus. The setting is the afternoon of Resurrection Sunday.  Two people are walking along the road discussing all that had happened during the past week … Continue reading

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Saturday and Sunday

Saturday.  Jesus was dead.  The promises of a better life, a hope for Heaven, a new life; it all died on the Cross with Jesus. He said He had come to “give life and give it abundantly” (John 10:10), but … Continue reading

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