What was it like for the disciples as they took Jesus’ body down from the cross, buried it, and then went home? What was going through their minds that long weekend as they huddled together in fear? While we know “more of the story” than they did — we often live in fear during times […]
It is in our nature to fight and kick against the very things we need from God. We done it through history — we do it still. In this morning’s time in the Word, consider the story of our rebellion and our running….and hear the invitation to finally rest in God’s ultimate provision.
From here forward in John comes the “Great Revelation” of Jesus as the Lion of Judah — sacrificed as a Lamb for our sins. Make no mistake: Jesus is in complete control of all that is happening in this text. A mob of soldiers fall down and cower at His feet….yet Jesus still offers Himself […]
Our frantic running and around and stressed out lives are like a crazy merry-go-round that never ends — and it never leads to the things we want. We run harder and harder, but find our lives emptier and emptier. Is there another way? Is there a way that we can know the presence of God […]
This text is contains one of the most beautiful invitations from Jesus in all of Scripture — and one of the most terrifying. For the idea of laying it all down and simply coming to Jesus, collapsing in Jesus, and enjoying resting in Jesus is so attractive, so needed….and so incredibly hard for us to […]