The First Easter

The First Easter

“And very early in the morning of the first day of the week, they came unto the sepulchre at the rising of the sun. And he saith unto them, ‘Be not affrighted: Ye seek Jesus of Nazareth, which was crucified: he is risen. He is not here.’” (Mark 16: 2, 6.  

A Day of Somber Reflection

I’ve often wondered why the Friday before Easter is called “Good”. Perhaps it was because it was good for mankind that God’s plan of Salvation was completed as Christ died on the cross that day. Or, maybe it used to be called God’s Friday. But in actuality it was a most horrific day, a day […]

Celebrating Palm Sunday

Celebrating Palm Sunday

This is a beautiful Palm Sunday in NW Arkansas. This is the day Christians around the world celebrate the entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. Jesus entered the city riding on a young donkey that had never been ridden before, signifying that He came in peace.  The people received him with Hallelujahs and shouts of welcome. […]

A New Morning

I thank God for the morning, for the freshness of rain-washed air, for new light as it clears away the shadows of the night. I thank God for the mystery of another day. Yesterday’s worries and concerns are where they belong–with yesterday. This is a new day, a new beginning, a new hope with the […]

The Rains Came Down and the Floods Came Up

At last, the Ark was finished, food for Noah’s family and the animals was stored in the Ark, and Noah, his wife, his sons Shem, Ham, Japheth and their wives went into the Ark and the Bible says, “and the Lord shut him in” (Genesis 7:16). Then, the rain began. Rain fell for forty days […]

Why Build a Boat on Dry Land?

The Bible says that Noah was the grandson of Methuselah, the son of Lamech, and the father of Shem, Ham, and Japheth.  He was a godly man in an ungodly world. Scripture plainly states that the reason the Lord sent the Flood was because people had become so evil that their sins required Divine punishment. […]

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