Archive for March 2013


Luke 24:1-12 Rom 6:3-11 / Psa 118 / Eze 36 …Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here; He has risen. (Luke 24:5-6) Morning has come, a New Life awaits, Free at last from sin and destruction! Easter is here, so let’s celebrate! Christ has risen for our redemption! […]

The Passion and Death of Jesus

John 18:1—19:42 Isa 52:13—53:12 / Ps 31 / Heb 4:14-16,5:7-9 You say that I am a king. In fact, the reason I was born and came into the world is to testify to the truth. (John 18:37) We can’t imagine the kind of pain Christ endured in His crucifixion, Let not His suffering then be […]

Power of the Holy Spirit

Luke 4:16-21 Isa 61:1-3a,6a,8b-9 / Ps 89 / Rv 1:5-8 Today this scripture passage is fulfilled in your hearing. (Luke 4:21) The Holy Spirit empowers In deeds and every word we say; May you be God’s blessing to others, And fulfill the Father’s will today. Jesus went to Nazareth, where He had been brought up, […]

The Greatest Betrayal

Matthew 26: 14-25 Isa 50: 4-9a / Psa 69 But woe to that man who betrays the Son of Man! It would be better for him if he had not been born. (Matthew 26:24) This Lenten season we confide The shameful sins we can’t deny: Anger, lust, gluttony or pride… Who betrayed You, Lord? “It […]

Stand Up for Jesus!

John 13: 21-33, 36-38 Is 49: 1-6/ Ps 71: 1-6,15,17 Will you lay down your life for me? Amen, amen, I say to you, the cock will not crow before you deny me three times. (John 13:38) God tempers our fidelity In the fire of tests and trials. He’ll turn to good all inequities, Even […]

Stark Contrasts

John 12: 1-11 Isa 42:1-7 / Ps 27:1-3,13-14 You will always have the poor with you, but you do not always have me. (John 12:8) Darkness and light, sunshine and rain, Life’s a journey of joy and sorrow; Laugh away tears, bear with the pain: There will always be hope tomorrow. Six days before the […]