Jesus is Denied by Peter Matthew 26: 69-75 (NIV): Now Peter was sitting out in the courtyard, and a servant girl came to him. “You also were with Jesus of Galilee,” she said. But he denied it before them all. “I don’t know what you’re talking about,” he said. Then he went out to the […]
Jesus is Condemned by the Sanhedrin Luke 22: 66-71(NIV): At daybreak the council of the elders of the people, both the chief priests and the teachers of the law, met together, and Jesus was led before them. “If you are the Messiah,” they said, “tell us.” Jesus answered, “If I tell you, you will […]
Jesus is betrayed by Judas and arrested Mark 14: 43-46 (NIV): Just as he was speaking, Judas, one of the Twelve, appeared. With him was a crowd armed with swords and clubs, sent from the chief priests, the teachers of the law, and the elders. Now the betrayer had arranged a signal with them: “The […]
As we approach Easter Sunday, I’d like to invite you to pause and ponder Christ’s journey to the cross, through this Lenten Reflections series. For each of the days leading up to Easter, I’ll post a daily reflection to guide you during these next two weeks. Each reflection includes a Bible passage, questions for personal […]
It was just one sentence and all of sudden my eyes were full of tears. I couldn’t swallow them away. No matter how much I tried. I sat in a terribly bright room, surrounded by thousands. I couldn’t get away quick enough. By the time I made it to the ladies room the tears turned […]
Congratulations to Christine Lee Smith, who won a copy of Abbie Smith’s book “Celibate Sex.” Thanks for reading and sharing the blog!
Wow. I’m overwhelmed as I sit here and consider this month on the blog. It has been encouraging, humbling, exciting, and stretching. Mostly, I feel honored to be entrusted with the stories of the amazing women who’ve shared this month. For some, it was the first time they shared their experience publicly. For others, it […]