Monthly Archives: April 2017

Good Friday Meditation: What Does Christ Mean When He Says, “It Is Finished”?

When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. —John 19:30 (NIV) In this scripture from the Gospel of John, we hear Jesus’ final words on the … Continue reading

Posted in Good Friday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Is Living Water and How Can I Get Some (Er, Him)?

To watch other Voice of the Martyrs videos, visit the Voice of the Martyrs Video Page! John 4:7-26 What is the “living water” that Jesus offers the Samaritan woman in this passage? Sometimes when we are reading a book, if we … Continue reading

Posted in Lectionary Year A | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Christianity As Putting On and Throwing Off

The Christian life can be defined by what we put on and what we throw off. “Put on the Lord Jesus Christ,” commands Paul, “and make no provision for the flesh.” And, “since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of … Continue reading

Posted in sexual revolution | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment