Through Holy Week I have been meditating daily on Scripture through the Book of Common Prayer. There will be some psalms every day, an Old Testament reading, a New Testament reading, and a Gospel reading. Today, the reading from Jeremiah 17 exploded into my foggy brain.
Category Archives: Resurrection Sunday
Holy Week — Jesus shows us what we NEED to know
Jesus replied, “You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God. (Matt. 22:29)
Holy Week — cursing the fig tree
The symbolism of the fig tree fits in the story Matthew tells us.
The last actions of Jesus — Cleansing the Temple
If you had a few days left, what would they look like? What do we see in the life of Christ?
You have one week to live
We are entering into Palm Sunday and Holy Week.
Power of the Resurrection
21 Again Jesus said, “Peace be with you! As the Father has sent me, I am sending you.” 22 And with that he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. (John 20:21-22) Resurrection isn’t only about our destination at the end. It is about our destiny NOW. Live in Resurrection power.
Death no longer has power
the stars of morn shall see him rise
Out of his grave, fresh as the dawning light,
Thy ransom paid, which Man from death redeems,
In stillness earth awaits
Becoming like Christ
The Orthodox teaching on theosis is still far beyond me. It is so hard to grasp what is being said, mainly because of my current theological training. Yet, it is a doctrine that is taught carefully and with wisdom. THIS ARTICLE helps me. The author quote C.S. Lewis, which also helps: C. S. Lewis understood this conceptContinue reading “Becoming like Christ”
Prayers for the day
Tuesday of Holy Week Almighty ever-living God, grant us so to celebrate the mysteries of the Lord’s Passion that we may merit to receive your pardon. Through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever.