You know the experience of showing photographs to someone who was not part of the
trip, or group, or event where the pictures were taken. You walk the other person through
each photograph. You describe what the occasion was; where the place was; who the
Today may offer an opportunity to do just that again. Today, Good Friday, the pictures
we sit down and look at together are from the passion of Christ.
We have three different pictures to view. Isaiah, John, and the writer of Hebrews all have
their own portraits of the event.
Are you paying attention? Or are you paying attention to the wrong stuff? A voice that sounds a lot like Wisdom as we met her in Proverbs begs us to learn from past experience, so as not to spend money when we can get free stuff. The first generation liberated from Egypt died in the desert because they didn’t learn. And when the people pointed with oohs and ahhs towards current events, Jesus asked them to learn from the past to recognize that some things are not as significant as the eternal choices.
The government has finally woken up to the fact that the health of our children in this country is threatened by their food. For two generations, since World War II, food has become increasingly processed and the era of the fast food meal is well and truly with us.
Karen hates church. She feels it's a place where people are brainwashed. She thinks the people who go to church are weak, looking for a crutch in sermons that tell them how to behave. Karen clearly has an issue with established religion.