Tag Archives: Jesus

A Letter to ISIS

And now, friends, I know that you acted in ignorance, as did also your rulers. In this way God fulfilled what he had foretold through all the prophets, that his Messiah would suffer. Repent therefore, and turn to God so … Continue reading

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In the Thundering Silence

It’s Good Friday. For centuries this day was known as Black Friday, with good reason. Today we commemorate the darkest day in all of human history. PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Almighty God, we pray you graciously to behold this your … Continue reading

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Thy Will, Not Mine

It’s Thursday morning of Holy Week. If this week is comparable to walking through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, we are approaching the deep, dark and dangerous part. We are close to the end of our Lenten journey. … Continue reading

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The “Come to Jesus” Talk

Human Resources Professional speaking to employee on the edge: “Our goal for today’s session is to make you either a performing associate or a former associate. We don’t much care which…” In professional circles, this is known as The Come … Continue reading

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The Contenders

To err is human. To forgive is divine. — Anonymous. PRAYER (from the Lectionary) “LORD, we pray that Your grace may always precede and follow us, that we may continually be given to good works; through Jesus Christ our Lord; … Continue reading

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The Laborer’s Wages

“My client is not in a hurry. He has all the time in the world.” —Antoni Gaudi, renowned Spanish Architect (1852-1926), in response to his pace on a cathedral. PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) “Grant us, Lord, not to be anxious … Continue reading

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Water Walking

Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. —C.S. Lewis PRAYER: (from the Lectionary) Grant to us, Lord, we pray, the spirit to think and do always those things that … Continue reading

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Times of Trouble

Most people in the West have little idea of the threats Christians endure around the world…victims of persecution are ‘too Christian’ to excite the Left, and ‘too foreign’ to interest the Right. This was not always the case… –Author John … Continue reading

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Jehovah Jireh

Patience is more than endurance. A saint’s life is in the hands of God like a bow and arrow in the hands of an archer. God is aiming at something the saint cannot see… —Oswald Chambers, from My Utmost for … Continue reading

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The Pathway of Faith

Day by day (day by day) Oh Dear Lord Three things I pray To see Thee more clearly Love Thee more dearly Follow Thee more nearly Day by day… (lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and John-Michael Tebelak) PRAYER: (the prayer Richard … Continue reading

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