Crowds represent many things to us – some are welcome and some are not.
13 is only 12+1. It’s not 12 that’s the important number but the +1.
One day Jesus was standing beside Lake Gennesaret when the crowd pressed in around him to hear God’s word. Jesus saw two boats sitting by the lake. The fishermen had […]
Granted, Peter saw the storm and began to sink. But I don’t think Peter ever said, “If only I hadn’t gotten out of the boat.” I think the other disciples look back and said, “What if I had?”
Then Mary took an extraordinary amount, almost three-quarters of a pound, of very expensive perfume made of pure nard. She anointed Jesus’ feet with it, then wiped his feet dry […]
But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid; for see—I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: to you is born this day […]
O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence—as when fire kindles brushwood and the fire causes water to boil—to […]
Why are you here, walking the Jericho Road?
My witness is that God both sees me and loves me. This is my Gospel. What’s yours?
But even in the midst of this, life goes on. Even as we struggle to touch Jesus’ cloak, we are laying our own on the ground. Even as we prepare a meal for the Lord, we are preparing spices for his burial.