Tag: resurrection

Slightly Obsessed #253: As It Began to Dawn – When God Invades Our Despair

  The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. – Henry David Thoreau, 1854.   My Southern-born mom put it less eloquently – but more graphically – when she declared, “I’m so low I have to look up to see a snake’s belly.” It’s hard to get much lower than the dirt. And that’s […]

Slightly Obsessed #142: Into His Death – Why We Are Baptized

  There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all. – Ephesians 4:4-6   It’s the gospel proclaimed all over again. It’s Easter […]

Slightly Obsessed #106: Easter, a Time for Hope

  But now Christ has been raised from the dead, the first fruits of those who are asleep. For since by a man came death, by a man also came the resurrection of the dead. For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all will be made alive. -1 Corinthians 15:20-22   Today […]

Slightly Obsessed #092: The Author of Life

  You killed the author of life, but God raised him from the dead. We are witnesses of this. – Acts 3:15 The call came one evening, while we were at work. We rushed to the nursing home and found her in her room. Her eyes were open but fixed on some spot beyond us. […]

Slightly Obsessed #028: Why Are You Weeping?

  Jesus said to her, ‘Woman, why are you weeping? Whom are you seeking?’ Supposing Him to be the gardener, she said to Him, ‘Sir, if you have carried Him away, tell me where you have laid Him, and I will take Him away.’ Jesus said to her, ‘Mary!’ – John 20:15-16 It had been […]

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