Crucial (adj.): involving an extremely important decision or result; decisive; critical: a crucial experiment. Synonyms: significant, vital, essential Crux (n.): a vital, basic, decisive, or pivotal point: The crux of the trial was his whereabouts at the time of the murder. Synonyms: core, heart, essence What do these two words share in common? Both were […]Read More Why is Easter Important?
Clarity of purpose. That’s what I sometimes lack. When I find myself discouraged, depressed, disheartened, or merely disinterested, it’s usually because I’ve forgotten my purpose. Lack of purpose is what drew me to the Lord in the first place. Before I knew Christ, my heart ached from the unanswered question, What’s the point? The point, […]Read More On the Way To Jerusalem
. “Having loved his own…He loved them until the end.” The hour has come I gather them To a room, to a table To my heart I know Father Has put all things Under my feet I wash theirsRead More I Am The Way, The Truth, And The Life
Thou still unravish’d orb of ambrosia! Thou creation of England and Easter Heavenly confection, who canst thus express An epicurean’s tale more sweetly than our rhyme: What foil-wrapped goodness haunts about thy shape? For seeming only of milky chocolate, and yet Within lies such velvety nectar never matched. Unheard melodies may be sweetest, and yet […]Read More Ode On A Cadbury Creme Egg
As I write this, it is late evening on what Christians call “Maundy Thursday” or “Holy Thursday”. It is the night we commemorate Jesus’ Last Supper. Specifically it is the night Jesus celebrated the Jewish Feast of Passover with his disciples—the night before He was crucified. As Christians, we understand the significance of Jesus being […]Read More Jesus In The Afikoman