Category Archives: Lent

Valentine, Ashes and Cigars

  Today is both Valentine’s Day and Ash Wednesday. While the ashes of repentance on Ash Wednesday contrast with the sappy feelings of romance on Valentine’s Day, could there be more than meets the eye? Long before Valentine’s Day was … Continue reading

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Others Over Self

      Christ calls us to a cross not a couch. Yet often we want Christ to do for us, believing that Jesus came to make us comfortable. Yet God did not send his one and only Son to … Continue reading

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Passionate Preparations (Luke 22:1-23)

Obligations. This is not an exciting word. We often see obligations as a burden to be shed for exciting opportunities of self-fulfillment. In Luke 22:1–23, though, “opportunity” is negative and obligations are positive!  Judas Iscariot and the religious leaders see … Continue reading

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