Author Archives: David

Reflections on the Resurrection

“There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back the stone. The angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid, for I know that you are … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Tomb

“Joseph took the body, wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, and placed it in his own new tomb that he had cut out of the rock. He rolled a big stone in front of the entrance to the tomb … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Cross

“They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull). And they crucified him” (Mark 15:22, 24). God loves humankind with a love the depth, the cost, and the unselfishness of which I cannot fully … Continue reading

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A CHRISTMAS PRAYER–Lessons from Sully

Originally posted on Journey through the Shadowlands:
A baby in the manger. The Son of God come in the flesh. We ponder the wonder. We seek to understand his impact on our lives. A baby born with leukemia. My grandson…

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Christmas Gifts for Your Children

Originally posted on Journey through the Shadowlands:
Children add something so special to this season. I have precious childhood memories of Christmas. How precious are the memories, even more so, of our own children and Christmas. Now the grandchildren. As…

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The Outrageous Claim of Christmas

At the dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem, Solomon prayed, “Will God really dwell on earth? The heavens, even the highest heaven, cannot contain you. How much less this temple” (1 Kings 8:27). Yet there is this outrageous claim by … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Joy in Our Hearts

Originally posted on Journey through the Shadowlands:
Christmas is one of the most joyous times of the year. Yet Christmas brings a mixture of emotions. For Christmas evokes memories. Memories are a mixed bag of joy and sorrow. The joy…

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