Category Archives: Easter

A Happy Ending

March 24, 2016

Tomorrow is Good Friday, the saddest day in the year. But it’s not the end of the story. Sunday’s coming! For He grew up before Him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of parched ground; He has no stately form or majesty that we should look upon Him, nor appearance that we […]

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Pondering the Cross

March 17, 2016

Some profound thoughts to reflect on as you ponder the meaning of the cross. In the Christian story God descends to re-ascend. . . One may think of a diver, first reducing himself to nakedness, then glancing in mid-air, then gone with a splash, vanished, rushing down through green and warm water into black and […]

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Love Lustres at Calvary

March 14, 2016

Some words to aid in your contemplation of what Easter means. The following prayer is from The Valley of Vision (A Collection of Puritan Prayers & Devotions): My Father, Enlarge my heart, warm my affections, open my lips, Supply words that proclaim “Love lustres at Calvary.” There grace removes my burdens and heaps them on […]

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