March 29, 2015
When Jesus rides triumphantly into Jerusalem to waving palm branches and shouts of Hosanna, we see Messianic prophecy found in this Psalm, fulfilled in Jesus: “The Stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone.This is the Lord’s doing; it is marvelous in our eyes…”
June 1, 2014
Assured of his own blood-bought inheritance in heaven, Peter exhorts us with these words regarding our inheritance in Christ: “Though you have not seen Him, you love Him; and even though you do not see Him now, you believe in Him and are filled with an inexpressible and glorious joy…” (1 Peter 1:8)
April 13, 2014
All four gospels give accounts of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem, what we now celebrate as Palm Sunday. When it came to all the parties involved in this event, the only one who knew what was truly happening and about to take place was Jesus.
November 24, 2013
Thanksgiving is obviously more than a holiday according to the Scriptures. It’s an attitude of the heart that is meant to transcend circumstances- trumping anxiety, worry, dread, and other such thieves of joy and peace.
March 3, 2013
Jesus, bound for Jerusalem by way of Jericho, encounters a blind man begging along side of the road. Mark’s gospel tells us his name is Bartimaeus. The f15 mile jaunt from Jericho to Jerusalem is well traveled by pilgrims sojourning to Jewish festivals.
December 30, 2012
We humans spend our lives in the relentless pursuit of happiness. This is not necessarily a bad thing, and it’s even a mindset that is supported by scripture.
September 30, 2012
From the confines of a Roman prison, Paul writes to his beloved brothers and sisters in Christ in the Macedonian city of Philippi.