Our Stations of the Resurrection

As they led him away, they seized a man, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming from the country, and they laid the cross on him, and made him carry it behind Jesus.   (Luke 23:26) When Lucy and I were in Jerusalem a few years ago, we visited the Church of The Holy Sepulcher several times. …

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Jesus and Our Dark Nights

In [Jesus’] anguish he prayed more earnestly, and his sweat became like great drops of blood falling down on the ground.    (Luke 22: 44) Jesus is in the Garden of Gethsemane.  He knows the soldiers will soon be coming to arrest him.  He knows His dearest friends will run away and abandon Him.  He …

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Jesus – Our Hope Now and Forever More

And about three o’clock Jesus cried with a loud voice, ‘Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?’ that is, ‘My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?’   (Matthew 27:46)   I grew up thinking that it was a sin to have doubts and that that God would withdraw Himself from us if we had them.  I’m not …

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