In today’s reflections on Lamentations we look at part 2 of pain as seen, and observed, by the observer as they walk the city of Jerusalem. It’s in their words that questions of blame, healing, and hope begin to be flushed out and questioned. Continue reading Lamentations 2:11-19 Pain: the Beginning of Healing – Part 2
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Just in case you missed Parts 1 & 2 by Kelly and Deandra, you can read them HERE. As I read Matthew 21:1-11, the word “GO” that is found in verse two popped out at me, and has lingered in my thoughts over the last several days. Matthew 21:2 ESV reads, “saying to them, “Go into the village… Continue reading Jesus, a donkey, and His Father – Part 3
What do you do when darkness surrounds you? What happens to our faith when the unknown is all we see? And ultimately, where is God in all of that? That is one of the questions we will work through as we dive into the opening chapter of Ruth. Continue reading Ruth 1 – Devotion and the Unknown
In today’s reflection of Lamentations we dive into the first 10 verses of chapter 2. Verses that reflect how God is systematically bringing about the destruction of his covenant Daughter. And while destruction IS taking place let us look deeper into what God is actually doing. Continue reading Lamentations 2:1-10 Pain: the Beginning of Healing – Part 1
Originally posted on Imago Dei:
Happy Tuesday everyone! My prayer is that you all are doing well today and that ABBA has been speaking to your heart in some way, shape or form. Last week, our beloved brother, Kelly shared with us lessons he gleaned from Jesus’ entrance into Bethany via a donkey (see Matthew 21:1-11, Luke 19:28-40, Mark 11:1-10, John 12:12-15 and Zechariah 9:9).… Continue reading Jesus, a donkey, and His Father – Pt 2
What do we have to learn about Jesus, a donkey, and his Father? LOTS! And not only from me but over the course of the next 5 weeks you’ll learn MORE from other bloggers!! Continue reading Jesus, a donkey, and his Father – Pt 1
Why is it that we, as Christians, declare the hope and truth of Easter and the glory that awaits us for what Christ has done – and yet we’re so afraid of the step to get there: death. In today’s podcast we’ll look at some of these things and be reminded of the hope we have and the very reason we can, and should, relinquish death. Continue reading Acts 10:34-43 Relinquishing Death
On this Good Friday we look at Jesus’ last words. What did they mean to some – and yet what do they REALLY mean for believers? Continue reading It Is Finished
Jesus…a donkey…and his Father! What more is there to say? Well – lots depending on who you are! Continue reading Something Fun…to come!
Our text starts off with a quick word from our observer (vs 17) and then verses 18-22 is the woman, once more, lamenting on what is going on – and yet there is a brief pause where she recognizes her own sins and her rebellion against God’s righteous ways (vs 18) – and it ends with verses 19-22 with her continued pleas to God. So … Continue reading Lamentations 1:17-22 Forgiveness: Taking Ownership or Pointing Fingers?