Category: Encouragement

Ugly, Beautiful Cross

In preparation of Easter, I have been reading the passage in Luke 18:31-34 where Jesus reminds his disciples of his coming death, and I think, “can I bear to read this again; it is so hard.” I dread the guilt…

Palm Sunday: Stampede

“The next day the huge crowd that had arrived for the Feast heard that Jesus was entering Jerusalem.  They broke off palm branches and went out to meet him.  And they cheered: Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in God’s…

Like looking in a mirror…

by Robin Gilbert Luftig … Then, leaving her water jar, the woman went back to the town and said to the people, “Come, see a man who told me everything I ever did. Could this be the Messiah?” John 4:28-29…

Pew View

The LORD is near the brokenhearted; He saves those crushed in spirit.  Psalms 34.18* It was Sunday morning as I headed up the aisle toward my seat; my husband who always arrives first, was waiting.  I settled in and prepared…