Tag Archives: cross

Take Up Your Cross

Mark 8:27-38      “Put to death any dreams for what you think it takes to experience true life…Get behind me…Take up your cross and follow me, and then you’ll be on the right track. Wherever I lead you, that’s where … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Meditations on Specific Texts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Unforgiven-ness in the Cross

Matthew 16:21-28 Take up your cross. Why did Jesus tell his disciples to take up their crosses? Did he mean it literally, as in, “Wear a gold cross around your neck or put it on a bumper sticker as a … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Home page, Meditations on Specific Texts | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Paradise Must Be Kentucky

  Luke 23:33-43 It’s deer hunting season in Kentucky, a paradise for some people and not a paradise for others. It’s a weird thing but I really enjoy researching words and how they are translated from one language to another. … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Meditations on Specific Texts | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Look At My Hands and Feet

Luke 24:36-48 One summer between college semesters, I took a job for the Indianapolis Dept. of Transportation. I walked in to meet my new boss, a crusty war-horse in a wooden chair with those squeaky rolling casters on the legs. … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Home page, Meditations on Specific Texts | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment