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Putting Resurrection Back Into Grace

Yesterday was Holy Saturday: the day we commemorate Christ’s time in the grave. The day Christ rested from his finished work on the cross. The day all of Christ’s followers wondered if everything they put their faith, hope, and love in was lost to them forever. For three years, Jesus’ followers had feasted on a…

Unholy Saturday

Jesus is in the grave. The Messiah and Son of God is dead. And somehow the disciples and the women at the cross are supposed to “rest” on this Sabbath. Their hope lays as a bloody corpse in a desolate tomb, and they are supposed to celebrate Yahweh’s provision and goodness by worshipping at the…

A Good Friday Meditation: The Day of Christ’s Coronation

Today is Good Friday. A day we call “good” in retrospect, because for those looking up into the face of Jesus as he was hanging on the cross, it was the darkest day the world had ever known. But what the women and disciples at the cross did not understand was that they were witnessing…