Tag Archives: death of Christ

This is it

This is the day the earth shook. The sky turned dark. Graves opened. The fulcrum of history twisted and groaned on its axis. Sacrifices would be no more. We are now on the other side of this. Christ’s death shattered … Continue reading

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Working the Deep Magic

Yesterday’s Catch really got me going. I’ve always wondered about the passion of Christ. Every time it is acted out in film or theater, everything seems so drummed-up and confused. Pilate thinks he’s crucifying Jesus. The Jews think they are … Continue reading

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Pilate before Jesus

The whole exchange between Jesus and Pilate, the Roman governor to whom the Jewish authorities brought Jesus, is a revealing one. In it, Pilate — a representative of the ruling government of the Roman Empire under the rule of the … Continue reading

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Living in the ‘nevertheless’

Did you ever think that Jesus might have utilized the Twelve Steps of AA? It’s true. In the Garden of Gethsemane, the night Jesus was betrayed and arrested, He was well into Step Eleven. It’s just that the rest of … Continue reading

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Push and pull in the garden

11. Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out. The death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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Who killed Jesus?

For our teachings in the Church at the Catch, we’ve been in the Book of Acts of the Apostles which happens to be Marti’s favorite book of the Bible. She loves the Book of Acts because it is full of … Continue reading

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This could be the biggest “What if?” of all

What if in the interweaving, each of our lives is defined by and interwoven into one another’s lives?  You’ve heard stories of a mother feeling like someone just kicked her in the gut, when, unbeknownst to her, and halfway around … Continue reading

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For A Good Man

When we were utterly helpless, Christ came at just the right time and died for us sinners. Now, most people would not be willing to die for an upright person, though someone might perhaps be willing to die for a … Continue reading

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