Category Archives: Lent

THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART SIXTEEN

The events leading up to the end of the week were also bringing the gift of salvation to all mankind. When we approach the final days of life, our mind tends to wonder what it was all for. We aren’t … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART FIFTEEN

Today we continue to walk the journey to the cross. On Wednesday, there’s nothing written in God’s Word about what actually happened that day, but my series is dealing with people who might have lived in that time, so it … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART FOURTEEN

In Jesus’ time, there was little regard for women. The traditions and laws of the Jews were extremely hard on them. Women were allowed to be in the Outer Court of the temple, so they could see and hear what … Continue reading

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GOD’S CREATION – A GALLERY

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER © A lump of clay – no life – unanimated – uninspired, Left to the hands of the Potter. He pushes and prods with the strength of His hands He manipulates with … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART THIRTEEN

As we begin the holiest week of the Christian church year, there is so much to think about. Jesus had reached the pinnacle of His career. For only three years He ministered to many, repaired broken bodies and souls, exorcised … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART TWELVE

Today I continue Jesus’ journey to the cross as He entered the city of Jerusalem on that first day of the week – a Sunday – which was also the 10th day of the celebration of Nisan, where the sacrificial … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART ELEVEN

Today I’ve chosen to write about two characters instead of just one. The couple is typical of the time of Jesus’. The woman tends to all the domestic needs of the home, while her husband provides a living for the … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART TEN

THE VILLAIN – SATAN Up until now, I’ve focused on characters that might have been witnesses to the Messiah’s ministry, His death and resurrection. Today I’d like to focus on the villain who set the wheels in motion which provided … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART NINE,

This series is a grouping of fictional sketches of various characters Jesus might have met during His time on earth. Though these characters aren’t all real, they could have been. The story of Jesus’ ministry and time on earth is … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART EIGHT

HANNAH – WEAVER OF HOMESPUN GARMENTS Psalm 22:18 “they divide my garments among them,    and for my clothing they cast lots.” My family has survived because our men are shepherds and the women spin the wool from the sheep to create … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART SEVEN

The characters in these daily postings are fictional. I enjoy understanding the makeup of various characters – how they dress – how they talk – what they think and how they relate to others. The stories are taken from actual … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART SIX

The characters in these daily postings are fictional. I enjoy understanding the makeup of various characters – how they dress – how they talk – what they think and how they relate to others. The stories are taken from actual … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART FIVE

The characters in these daily postings are fictional. I enjoy understanding the makeup of various characters – how they dress – how they talk – what they think and how they relate to others. The stories are taken from actual … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART FOUR

The characters in these daily postings are fictional. I enjoy understanding the makeup of various characters – how they dress – how they talk – what they think and how they relate to others. The stories are taken from actual … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART THREE

The characters in these daily postings are fictional. I enjoy understanding the makeup of various characters – how they dress – how they talk – what they think and how they relate to others. The stories are taken from actual … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART TWO

The characters in these daily postings are fictional. I enjoy understanding the makeup of various characters – how they dress – how they talk – what they think and how they relate to others. The stories are taken from actual … Continue reading

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DOES BEING A CHRISTIAN GUARANTEE SMOOTH SAILING?

Why do bad things happen to good people? It’s a hard question to answer in a world that’s full of ugliness, hunger, pain, inhumanity, brutal death or hardship. It’s especially hard to answer for a Christian, because it may be … Continue reading

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WHAT ARE YOU GIVING UP FOR LENT?

Lent is a period of penance and abstinence observed by many Christians. Lent is an homage to Jesus’ 40 days spent fasting in the desert in preparation for His earthly ministry.. The period of Lent usually begins on Ash Wednesday … Continue reading

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LOVE MEANS HAVING TO SAY YOUR SORRY

Throughout Old Testament history we hear about ashes being used as a sign of total repentance to God.  In Job 42:3–6, Job says to God: “I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear: but now mine eye … Continue reading

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SHROVE TUESDAY, FAT TUESDAY OR PANCAKE TUESDAY

Well, I found out something new this morning. Shrove Tuesday is also known as Pancake Tuesday, because it’s the day before Ash Wednesday and the season of repentance.  I had to know why pancakes were involved, since I’m not Catholic.  … Continue reading

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