Tag Archives: Jesus

TRANSFORMATION

The idea of transformation is tough for most of us. We feel comfortable in our own skin. Change isn’t easy. In fact, many of us are satisfied to live the same every day, without ever taking chances, risks or any … Continue reading

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DOES NEW LIFE COME FROM A COCOON?

Remember the old movie, “Cocoon?” It’s listed as science fiction because some of the main characters were aliens that had been frozen in time in large cocoons and dropped into the ocean for future observation. Years later the pods are … Continue reading

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I SMILE BECAUSE I’M HAPPY!

The photo I’ve chosen today is representaive of what’s going on in my life right now. It shows that joy can’t be hidden, even if the result is difficult for some to look at. You can’t stop joy from overflowing, … Continue reading

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IN THE GARDEN

A bouquet of vibrant colors, slowly fading in the hand, Picked fresh this very morning, plucked from the moistened land, Our lives are like those flowers – they slowly wilt and die, We want to intercede somehow, but no matter how we try, … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART EIGHTEEN

LUCIUS – A GUARD AT THE TOMB At last the crowds dispersed and the body of a dead rabbi was removed from the cross. He was nothing more than flesh and blood and even though he’d suffered beyond imagination, he … Continue reading

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THE MESSIAH IS HERE – PART SEVENTEEN

RUFUS OF CYRENE – SON OF SIMON – EYE WITNESS TO CRUCIFIXION It was a day much like today when we arrived in the city of Jerusalem for the Passover. It was a journey that would change our lives and … 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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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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AWAITING JESUS’ RETURN

Life is but a whisper in the scheme of things, We take our first inhalation of air, And begin a journey, So far we’ve been safely encased within our mother’s womb, Protected from the elements, in a familiar space all our own, … 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 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 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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WHAT’S DONE IS DONE

Our past sins and mistakes are over an done. He spoke it clearly as He hung from a hideous cross. “It is finished,” He spoke as life drained from his torn body, The bruises and scars He exhibited were the … 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 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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SUNDAY PRAYER

Dear Savior, God, I humbly come before you and ask for your forgiveness. I know that you covered every sin with your holy, precious blood so many years ago. Even though I know that, I also realize that my sinful … Continue reading

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WHAT GIFT CAN I BRING?

There is no gift greater than laying down your life for another. Jesus did so for us, even when we were in the pit of despair, unclean and hopeless. He died so we wouldn’t have to. How can we ever … Continue reading

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IT’S GONNA BE A GREAT DAY!

When you reach the winter of life, every day is a gift. Even in times of crisis, in days of distress, mourning, loss, anger, there is good in each of them. Being in the season of Lent, we are to … 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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