As He Said

He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay. – Matthew 28:6 Happy Easter, friends! As I read about Christ’s glorious Resurrection this morning, a phrase from today’s Scripture jumped out at me: “as he said.” The Lord had told his followers that he would come back to life after his death… And… Continue reading As He Said

Don’t Count the Cost

I read several different books as part of my devotions, and it’s always intriguing when the same topic is covered on the same day by more than one source. That may be coincidental, or it may not; in any case, I take it as a nudge from the Lord that I need to study more… Continue reading Don’t Count the Cost

Grand-Prize Winners

What shall we then say to these things? If God be for us, who can be against us? He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?....Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him… Continue reading Grand-Prize Winners

Breaking Alabaster Boxes

Until my children and I read and discussed various accounts of the Crucifixion and Resurrection last week, I never realized that Mary anointed Jesus with her precious perfume just a few days prior to the Crucifixion – quite intentionally, as it happened.   On what turned out to be the day before Palm Sunday, the… Continue reading Breaking Alabaster Boxes