I bet I know what you're thinking. You're probably thinking that I'm a few weeks too early with my New Year's greeting. And there are twenty days left until the ball drops and we all celebrate the rolling over of the calendar into 2018. Yet, in the Christian Tradition, the New Year has already begun. Advent, … Continue reading Happy New Year!
For part one, click here. For part two, click here. For part three, click here. For part four, click here. John 19v28, CEB After this, knowing that everything was already completed, in order to fulfill the scripture, Jesus said, "I am thirsty." We come to the fifth word. Jesus is thirsty. What is so striking … Continue reading Famous Last Words: I Am Thirsty
For part one, click here. For part two, click here. For part three, click here. Mark 15:33-34, CEB From noon until three in the afternoon the whole earth was dark. At three, Jesus cried out with a loud shout, "Eloi, eloi, lama sabachthani," which means, "My God, my God, why have you left me?" The … Continue reading Famous Last Words: Why Have You Forsaken Me?