Have you ever been in the "depths of despair," when it seems that everything that can go wrong has gone wrong, when it seems to be darker than it ever has been before?
In Mark 8.15 Jesus cautions his disciples to "beware the yeast of the Pharisees and the yeast of Herod." This is one of those verses that are positively dense with meaning if the reader understands the background.
Have you ever been trapped in a situation where there is no good alternative?
"He is not here; for He is risen, as He said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. And go quickly and tell His disciples that He is risen from the dead, and indeed He is going before you into Galilee; there you will see Him. Behold, I have told" (Matthew 28:6-7 - New King James Version).
Today, churches everywhere will celebrate the glorious resurrection of Jesus Christ. Churches will overflow with larger-than-normal crowds. Pastors will deliver messages focused on that great day when Jesus emerged from the tomb to give us victory over death, Satan and sin.
For many, Easter is just another holiday with fun things for the kids to do and a time to get together with family and eat some good food.
Monday began what we commonly call "Holy Week." This is the week when Christians all over the world remember the final days of Jesus' life and his crucifixion, and it culminates in that most wonderful day of the Christian year, Easter Sunday, when we celebrate the truth of the resurrection of our Lord and savior.
(This is the second part of a column that began in the March 24 edition of the Bryan County News.)
It seems like it was only yesterday, but it has been 20 years since the first strawberry festival was held at St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Hinesville.
An excerpt from Acts 8:26-35 says "And he arose and went: and, behold, a man of Ethiopia, an eunuch of great authority under Candace queen of the Ethiopians, who had the charge of all her treasure, and had come to Jerusalem for to worship, Was returning, and sitting in his chariot read Esaias the prophet."
Sunday was Palm Sunday and the start of the Holy Week to those of us in the Christian faith.
Whenever we hear or read about someone being wanted, it usually has a negative connotation.
Do you understand that Jesus loves you? Yes, you - you are important to God.
I recently learned something.
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