Meditations on Matthew 18 and Psalm 22 Read the parable of the unforgiving servant in Matthew 18:21-35. Let it sink into your soul. If the body of Christ would master just this one parable, the whole life of the church, our families, our relationships with others would be radically changed. Pray for that. Start with … More What Jesus Was Thinking on the Cross?
Palm Sunday ends. It began with a parade. It ends with a whimper. And leaving them, he went out of the city to Bethany and lodged there. Matthew 21:17 With the last verse of the Palm Sunday text, the heart begins to move toward the cross. Jesus has come to the city 5 days before … More Palm Sunday Meditation
Wednesday is for Worship As an undergrad, I was an ancient history major, focused on Greece and Rome with a minor in ancient Greek language. I love history and I love exploring the past for gems that speak across the centuries about the wonder of Christ. Venantius Fortunatus was a bishop in Poitiers France around … More Worship: “Sing, My Tongue, The Saviour’s Battle”
We cannot find the Cross of Jesus if we shrink from going to the place where it is to be found, namely, the public death of the sinner. For more see: The Courage to Confess Sin—What Bonhoeffer Still Teaches Us.