Tag Archives: Lent

Falling at the Feet of Jesus

And behold, a woman of the city, who was a sinner, when she learned that he was reclining at table in the Pharisee’s house, brought an alabaster flask of ointment, and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began … Continue reading

Posted in Grace | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Paradise

And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” Luke 23:43 The book of Genesis describes God’s creation as a beautiful Garden filled with every kind of fruit and flower. It … Continue reading

Posted in Grace | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It Takes Discipline

Discipline.  Just the word itself seems intimidating enough without us having to talk about it.  But spiritual discipline is what the season of Lent calls for, and it is what Christians the world over hope to achieve.  Through the disciplines … Continue reading

Posted in Discipleship | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Lord in your mercy, hear our prayer

Every now and then I mention that I love reading books by Henri J.M. Nouwen.  Nouwen, a spiritual leader of the church, was someone who embodied the loving spirit of Christ in all of his actions and deeds.  One of … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

pray to your father in secret…

Matthew 6: 1-6, 16-21 [Jesus said] “Beware of practicing your piety before others in order to be seen by them; for then you have no reward from your Father in heaven.  So whenever you give alms, do not sound a … Continue reading

Posted in Bible Study | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments