Drinking to Remember!

Drinking to Remember!

I was preparing to lead communion recently, trying to pay attention to the familiar words that now so easily roll off my tongue. “This is my body which is for you; do this in remembrance of me” The greek word which we translate ‘remembrance’ also gives root to our...
Humble Thanks

Humble Thanks

In this season of giving thanks, it is nice to have a fresh look on the familiar.  I like the way that Dr. Brian Simmons, the lead translator of The Passion Translation, offers us new insight on the Beatitudes in Matthew’s gospel.  “What wealth is offered to you when...
At The Cross

At The Cross

  …Looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” – Hebrews 12:2 It is so hard to look into the...
Taking Over the Temple

Taking Over the Temple

 And He found in the temple those who were selling oxen and sheep and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. And He made a scourge of cords, and drove them all out of the temple, with the sheep and the oxen… John 2:14-15 As Jesus came into the...