A note on the tomb

“He has risen, just as He said. Come, see…”- the Angel (Matthew 28:6) The tomb wasn’t opened for Jesus. In other accounts we read of Jesus showing up—post-resurrection—behind locked doors to talk and eat with the disciples. He didn’t physically need...

The hierarchy of thanks

The moment of Jesus’ death, just after he called out ‘it is finished’ for all to hear, strange things happened. One of which: the penal system that ran society (and to some degree, the economy) was no longer needed. Its symbol—the 60 foot high curtain—was found torn...

On picking

“And the robbers who were crucified with him also reviled him” – Matthew 27:44 It’s understandable that the soldiers would mock. They were hardened and did this for a living. The same too for the religious leaders, but, of course, for different reasons. However,...

2 quick bits of advice

“May my words and my thoughts be acceptable to you” – Psalms 19:14 Have you ever considered the answer to this? What exactly is acceptable to God? Well, besides of course the obvious…like, not sinning. Since that’s off the table. And since the above...

Ideas change everything (part 2b)

Continuing my continuation… I | Love is easy to spot, but hard to understand. This is part of the reason, I believe, for the proliferation of religions. Everyone recognizes the need for love. But without some help, we often misunderstand what it really is. J |...

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