Contributed on Mar 27, 2003
Jesus rose to bring us freedom. But we tend to adapt to sin and the things that easily entangle, rather than really getting free. Beginning with some thoughts on war in Iraq
Dare to Be Free Again: “Up From the Grave: Lent 2003” March 22/23, 2003 Intro: Once again we find ourselves in the midst of a world at war. We’ve seen the pictures of bombs dropping, of soldiers racing through the desert, of people surrendering. I didn’t anticipate that today’s title, which ...read more
Contributed on May 2, 2003
Holy Saturday is a day of mourning and lament. We would do well in modern Christianity to learn how to authentically pour our pain out to God like the Psalmist.
Dare to Hang On One More Day Jn 19:30; Ps 22 Holy Saturday: April 19, 2003 Intro: I have no doubt that the Sabbath which began the day Jesus was crucified was the worst Sabbath the disciples had ever known. It was supposed to be a day of worship and celebration. And the Passover Sabbath ...read more