Category Archives: Bible

WATER COLORED MEMORIES

I admit that my memory has faded over the years.  However, I feel it’s kind of a defense mechanism.  Maybe God has sifted through some of the junky memories that are no longer necessary for me to hang onto.  We often … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR THE SON TO RISE

Originally posted on 3-25-16   His bruised and smitten body lay quiet in the grave, He gave His precious blood for me and all the world to save, There are no words to thank Him, to give love in return, God’s … Continue reading

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SILENT SATURDAY

Last night, as we said these words in church, the voice of Jesus was so apparent to me.  How could those who placed Him on the cross not have known that this indeed was their promised Messiah?  The words had been … Continue reading

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THEY CRUCIFIED HIM

Originally posted March 15, 2016 There doesn’t seem to be anything good about Good Friday.  The streets were lined with an angry mob demanding the death of three men.  Two deserved to die, the other didn’t. Hidden in that crowd were … Continue reading

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WHAT DRAWS US TO TRAGEDY?

In 2011, the REELZ channel received four Emmy Awards for the mini-series, “The Kennedys.”  They are now following up with a two part showing of  “The Kennedys After Camelot.”  I was a young woman at the time of the Kennedy presidency and … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – THOMAS, THE DOUBTER

Thomas was the doubter.  He wasn’t always sure of what Jesus’ mission was.  He had to see for himself, the wounds Jesus sustained in order to be convinced it was really Him.  We all have doubts from time to time.  … Continue reading

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THE WRITTEN WORD

“Thus out of small beginnings greater things have been produced by His hand that made all things of nothing, and gives being to all things that are; and, as one small candle may light a thousand, so the light here … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – SIMON, THE LEPER

There is a lot said in the Bible about Leprosy.  Today the disease is referred to as Hansen’s Disease and easily curable if caught soon enough.  The laws concerning Leprosy are laid out in the book of Leviticus 13.  The disease is thoroughly … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS FROM THE PASSION – BLIND BARTIMAEUS

Blindness in Jesus’ lifetime was quite common.  Actually blindness was a contagious disease carried by flies and the only way to avoid catching it was to stay away from those afflicted with it.    The hot desert sun would close … Continue reading

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SOME DAYS ARE LIKE THAT …

When you come to the end of a day, do you ever wonder why you bothered to get up?  Nothing seems to go right.  If you’re a parent with young children, you are inundated with little people’s needs throughout the … Continue reading

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