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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 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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O Sacred Head, Now Wounded

Then the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him. They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, and then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on … Continue reading

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Man of Sorrows

He was despised and rejected by men, a man of sorrows, and familiar with suffering. He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds … Continue reading

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It Causes Me to Tremble

They came to a place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull). There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall; but after tasting it, he refused to drink it. When they had crucified him, they divided … Continue reading

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Sunday, Another Visit to the Grave

(From my CaringBridge site in honor and memory of our grandson Sully. Written on Easter Sunday, 2010.) Sunday had come. The Sabbath was over.  Women who had followed Jesus went to the tomb to finish the traditional anointing of the … Continue reading

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The Resurrection of Jesus Christ our Lord, The Keystone of our Faith

In the Roman Empire crucifixion sent a message that Rome was in control.  The crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth sent a clear message.  This man was not the Christ.  The evidence was irrefutable.  In weakness Jesus was defeated by his … Continue reading

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