Daily Archives: April 16, 2011

Communion Meditation: The Table for Disciples

At this table Jesus is the Host who welcomes us.  But Jesus is also coming to us; He comes to His own house, but we are His household servants who should be found busy in His business when He arrives.  … Continue reading

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Exhortation: The Suffering and Vindicated Servant of Yahweh

Grace, Mercy, and Peace to you from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. The Prophet Isaiah (chp. 50) speaks by the inspiration of the Spirit of the obedient servant. He writes that the servant is ready to confront … Continue reading

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On Jesus’ Victory

Doug Wilson writes: Not only did Jesus conduct the victory parade before the victory, but His victory, when He came to it, was accomplished by dying, and not by killing. He crushed the serpent’s head by allowing Himself to be … Continue reading

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How Much Sleep is Important?

Maggie Jones writes in the New York Times that those who sleep 4-6 hours a night are deceiving themselves if they think they are getting enough sleep. She concludes the fascinating article by stating: Still, while it’s tempting to believe … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

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Lenten Quote, Day 34

This is a Lenten collect: Almighty God, whose most dear Son went not up to joy but first he suffered pain, and entered not into glory before he was crucified: Mercifully grant that we, walking in the way of the … Continue reading

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Saturday Psalter: Psalm 23, The Great Battle Hymn

I have probably sung four to six different version of Psalm 23. Yet, the Genevan version by far is the only one that represents the war-theme of Psalm 23. It stays away from the common (yet, beautiful) soft and sentimental … Continue reading

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