Monthly Archives: April 2011

Why do you believe?

Seeing and believing.  Those are often contrasted.  But John (our text Sunday morning is John 20:8-9) sees them as connected as he writes about believe in the resurrection.  John, who refers to himself as “the other disciple, the one Jesus … Continue reading

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Your bodily resurrection

As you reflect on Christ’s resurrection, think also of the reality of your own future resurrection.  The following quotes are from John Murray, the first theologian of the Orthodox Presbyterian Church: The redemption which Christ has secured for his people … Continue reading

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“Father, Forgive!”

Forgiveness doesn’t come naturally.  Short term, what is your response when a driver cuts you off in traffic?  Is your gut reaction, your unconsidered response, “I forgive you”?  Or do you mutter something like, “Idiot, who taught you to drive?” … Continue reading

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The King is on the move!

Running through much of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe is a note of anticipation. As talking animals move around more freely, as the snow of “it’s always winter and never spring” begins to get slushy, all of Narnia begins … Continue reading

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Follow Jesus!

Where does following Jesus fit in your priorities?  You can appreciate the enthusiasm of the man who, in Luke 9:57, comes to Jesus and says, “I will follow you wherever you go.”  Yet Jesus’ response, “Foxes have holes and birds … Continue reading

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