The Feast of Booths

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My Own Iron Will

“Bound as I was, not with another man’s irons, but by my own iron will. My will the enemy held, and thence had made a chain for me, and bound me. For of a froward will, was lust made; and a lust served, became custom;

Easter

Resurrection Hope

N.T. Wright, in his book, Surprised By Hope, offers some excellent observations concerning the impact of the resurrection upon our present lives: “Jesus’s resurrection is

Easter

Good Friday and Our Family Tree

For when we were still without strength, in due time Christ died for the ungodly. 7 For scarcely for a righteous man will one die; yet

Easter

Maundy Thursday

So, when he had gone out, Jesus said, “Now the Son of Man is glorified, and God is glorified in Him. 32 If God is

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday

The story of Jesus’ grand, though unexpected, entry into Jerusalem demonstrates the distance between our expectations and God’s answer. The bad news is that the crowds are going to be disappointed because they expected a political savior. The good news is that their disappointment will turn out to be superficial as the kingship of Jesus is universal and eternal. Jesus’ arrival at Jerusalem is indeed the beginning of salvation

Easter

Billions of Words

Each year, as we start the Easter season, I have those moments where I wonder what else can be said about these often-repeated stories about

Marriage

Thoughts on Marriage

“Be sure you are not making your judgments based on the ideas you have derived from novels and films. This is not so easy to do as people think. Our experience is coloured through and through by books and plays and the cinema, and it takes patience and skill to disentangle the things we have really learned from life for ourselves.” ―C. S. Lewis

Church

The Universal Church

As we consider the early church in the book of Acts, it’s important for us to see ourselves connected to her, though (no doubt), were

Church

The Problem With Churches

The church, the Body of Christ, is a refugee camp, a plague zone, an orphanage; “Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy

Forgiveness

The Very Best Gift

Forgiveness is the very best gift of all. It recovers what was lost and restores what was broken. It helps the helpless and gives hope