This week’s Scriptures remind us that death will be swallowed up forever (Isaiah 25:6-9).
We have heard that story countless times. But how many of us think about that story as the catalyst for Judas’ betrayal of Jesus?
As followers of Jesus, we must be transformed according to the nature of Christ.
How can we not overcome, and how can we not believe? God is the creator, the author and shaper of our very lives.
Open my ears to the Holy Spirit today, and teach me how to speak encouragement to any who are longing for a word of comfort and hope.
Palm Sunday is approaching. The day the Messiah triumphantly rode into Jerusalem on a colt, the day the masses waved palm branches to usher him in, the day the city rejoiced at his coming.
It’s hard to imagine spring in the midst of winter.
It is a wonder that our God has chosen to enter into our human experience – love, fear, pain, sorrow – all of it.
These Psalms are what real relationship is all about. God wants us – more of us – all of the time.
By Jonathon Schramm, assistant professor of sustainability and environmental education DEVOTIONAL: Today’s passage has always been a high point of the Old Testament for me, presaging in many ways the good news delivered by Jesus in the Beatitudes. Like me, have you ever wondered what it will take for humanity to “cease its warring madness” rather … Keep reading »