Jesus showed us how to pray. It is a simple and direct way to follow him.
God does not promise us that we will never be tempted by those short term things that sound good, look good or feel good. Even Jesus, a figure fully God and fully human, encountered temptation.
This year’s Lenten theme is “Show Us.” I interpret this as asking Jesus to “show us” what it means to live a life faithful to the Christian calling. “Show us” what it means to live lives of compassion and empathy. “Show us” what it means to live out Jesus’ teaching. “Show us” what it means to work for justice for all of God’s people.
As the Lenten season begins, Goshen College will again offer and online resource to help believers make time and space in their hearts and minds to reflect during the season of Lent with devotions on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
That Good News is here for us, if only we accept Mary’s message of newness, excitement and hope. Are we ready to believe women?
On this Friday before Easter we remember that Jesus’s body lay in a tomb, subject to decay
May we all eat and live with intention.
This devotion was originally published March 28, 2018 By Beth Bontrager, administrative assistant, Mennonite Historical Library I’ve hit a wall. The wall is today’s political and societal situation. It is built from racial slurs, poverty, unequal wealth distribution, affluence, labels, military spending, “pat” answers, utter insensitivity to those around you. This wall is high and … Keep reading »
Jesus commanded his followers to continue to tell the stories of his love and life, including especially those formerly considered undeserving of those stories.
One of the biggest and most unfathomable pieces of the Christian faith is, of course, the resurrection of Jesus.