All posts tagged: Cross

Psalm 16 – Distance

I’ve been praying through Psalm 16 a lot the last few weeks – there’s been a lot happening in my life and in the world that has been heavy on me.  Prayers for family members, for friends, for the church I serve, for the community […]

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Imago Scriptura 121 -Complete

Courtesy of leap day, I finished reading through the Bible yesterday morning. So over the last 365 days, I made it through Genesis to Malachi and Matthew through Revelation. There were moments of beauty and wonder as well as some parts that were just tough […]

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Imago Scriptura 25 – Bitter. Sweet.

It didn’t hit me until today the connection between the two passages yesterday – the end of Deuteronomy and the reading from the Gospel of Mark. In both cases, they were the stories of one dying. In Deuteronomy, we read of the death of Moses […]


Imago Scriptura – 24 – Cross

Coming to the end of the Gospel of Mark – today brought the story of the trial of Jesus and the crucifixion that followed. It immediately got me thinking about where I am seeing the cross in my daily life – both literally and figuratively. […]

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Gratitude 09 – Cross

Today I am grateful for the cross of Jesus. I was at a conference about racial/ethnic ministry today and as I was walking in, I saw the shadow of the entry steeple,falling on the church building. It spoke to me of how we are called […]

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Imago Gospels – 38 – Death

Mark 15 There’s nothing pretty about Mark 15. We can try to dress it up, try to avoid the reality of what is described, but this is a dark chapter in the Gospel. We have Jesus being unjustly condemned, beaten and whipped, and crucified before […]

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Imago Adventus – 23 – With

Matthew 1:18-23 – With Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way. When his mother Mary had been engaged to Joseph, but before they lived together, she was found to be with child from the Holy Spirit. Her husband Joseph, being […]

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