Posts with the category “lent”
April 18th, 2022
After sitting in Matthew 27:45-56, what is the proper personal response? What should the reading of such painful things and sitting with lament lead to? I contend it’s Gratitude. Gratitude more than t...
April 11th, 2022
When I think about being “in awe” of something it’s usually in reference to something like a crazy complex dominos video, an impressive Dude Perfect trick shot, a feat that makes you instinctively say...
April 4th, 2022
Through my journey of dwelling in Lamentations, I learned about the practice of lament and the pathway toward healing it provides... ...
March 28th, 2022
Imagine Jesus on the cross. He had many people around him, yet he was alone. He had been denied and betrayed by his closest companions. Beaten, humiliated, and mocked as he gave up his life for the...
March 21st, 2022
Jesus cried out from the cross, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”Imagine your child calling to you “Mommy!” or “Daddy!” “Why have you abandoned me?”Is there anything more agonizing to God, t...
March 14th, 2022
“From noon until three in the afternoon, darkness came over all the land” (Matthew27:45). These are the descriptive words used by the author of the 1st Gospel to highlightthe horror of Jesus’ time on ...
March 2nd, 2022
This year we are exploring Lent through the less traditional lens of lament. Our passage of focus will be Matthew 27:45-56. Each week we will reflect on a different part of this passage, soak up a Lam...