Tag: Palm Sunday

Where hope irrevocably gains the upper hand (Rose Garden Ceremony)

This is what the Sovereign Lord,    the Holy One of Israel, says:“Only in returning to me    and resting in me will you be saved.In quietness and confidence is your strength.    But you would have none of it.” So the Lord must wait for you to come to him    so he can show you his love and compassion.For the Lord is a faithful God.    Blessed are…

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love wins; bigotry destroys us

The wolf shall live with the lamb,     the leopard shall lie down with the kid, the calf and the lion and the fatling together,     and a little child shall lead them. – Isaiah 11:6 Rebekah and I are enjoying a serendipitous couple of days with our daughter Naomi, her husband Craig, and our wonderful grandchildren. It’s…

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Cool photos from Palm Sunday

The next day the great crowd that had come to the festival heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him, shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord—     the King of Israel!” – John 12 I’m enjoying…

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Hosanna in the highest heaven!

It’s Palm Sunday! I’m back home! I’ll share guest blogger Rebekah Maul’s Lenten devotion for today. Peace – DEREK “Hosanna!” “Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”  “Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David! “Hosanna in the highest heaven!”  Jesus entered Jerusalem and went into the temple courts. He looked around…

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