Tag: new life

Evening light in Wake Forest

God saw everything he had made: it was supremely good. There was evening and there was morning: the sixth day. Genesis 1:31 Tuesday evening, after an amazingly delicious supper featuring the best sea-bass I have tasted in quite some time, I took Max Retriever for a relaxing walk in the waning light. There is something…

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Because He Lives… how does the fact of resurrection impact your life?

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?” – John 11:25-26 Traditionally, “Holy Saturday” is kind of a downer. Today is post-crucifixion, pre-resurrection. Rebekah and I try to keep things solemn, in…

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I wonder what Barabbas did with the life Jesus gave him? I wonder what we are doing with ours?

The chief priests stirred up the crowd to have him release Barabbas to them instead. Pilate replied, “Then what do you want me to do with the one you call king of the Jews?” They shouted back, “Crucify him!” Pilate said to them, “Why? What wrong has he done?” They shouted even louder, “Crucify him!” Pilate…

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A few words for grandchild number four (love is first a choice and then a commitment)

  I love this combination of photographs. One end of the generational spectrum and the other. They are both wonderful images: Naomi grabbed the perfect Chamber of Commerce “isn’t Miami just the coolest place on earth?” picture of the children. Then I caught my parents in a light, loving moment on their deck here in…

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