Color of the Cross

“For he grew up before him like a young plant, and like a root out of dry ground; he had no form or majesty that we should look at him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him.  He was despised and rejected by others; a man of suffering and acquainted with infirmity; and […]

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Your Own Personal Jesus

“Any time. Any place. Any race.” “Thomas answered him, ‘My Lord and my God!’” ~ John 20.28, NRSV “For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily…” ~ Colossians 2.9, NRSV Personal Jesus is an App that can send more than 200 personal quotes from the Bible to your iPhone or iPad, utilizing an image of […]

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“Christ Recrucified”: Examining Our Christs and Our Crosses

“For it is impossible to restore again to repentance those who have once been enlightened and have tasted the heavenly gift and have shared in the Holy Spirit and have tasted the goodness of the word of God and the powers of the age to come and then have fallen away, since on their own […]

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Familiar But Not Known

“Now when Jesus came into the district of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, ‘Who do people say that the Son of Man is?’ And they said, ‘Some say John the Baptist but others Elijah and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.’  He said to them, ‘But, who do you say that I […]

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Race Does Not Have The Last Word

“Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away.” ~Matthew 24.35; Mark 13.31 These are the closing words of Jesus’ parable of the fig tree and it reassures me to know this, that the words of Jesus Christ will not perish, that His words will never die.  Though expressed as a […]

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