Resurrected Living
"What are you going to do with your new resurrected life? This is the heroic question." Richard Rohr

Posts Tagged ‘Jesus

Seeing God in the Chaos

September 3, 2017

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.” (Genesis 1:1-2) Now you might be wondering what this passage has to do with what we […]

What Would Jesus Facebook?

September 21, 2016

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be children of your Father in heaven; for he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, […]

Jesus Was An Only Son

July 12, 2016

This song is a reflection on the life of Jesus through his mother’s eyes. This is a perspective we are not used to. We know Mary is the mother of Jesus. We know she is given this prominent role at the beginning of the Gospel. We also know that she appears at the cross. Mary […]

Hands

January 25, 2016

Text: John 13:1-15 or 1 Th 4:11-12 As I was preparing for our time around the Lord’s Table this morning I got to thinking about our hands. If you look down your row, there are different kinds of hands. Some soft. Some calloused. These hands have helped to provide food for their family. Each set […]

To the God Who Makes All Things New

January 6, 2016

Almighty Father in heaven, we thank You for making all things new! We praise You now as our Creator, and we will praise You forever as our Re-Creator in Jesus Christ. Thank You for washing us, cleansing us, and purifying us, for hiding Your face from our sins and blotting out our iniquities through the […]

A Meditation to Begin the New Year

January 2, 2016

We serve a God who creates; a God who re-creates, a God who renews, who restores, who refreshes, who revives, who resuscitates; A God Who Makes Things New He is a God whose steadfast love never ceases, whose mercies never fail; rather, they are made new every morning, with the dawning of every single new […]

The Good News of a Dead Man

November 13, 2015

Now when Mary came to where Jesus was and saw him, she fell at his feet, saying to him, “Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.” When Jesus saw her weeping, and the Jews who had come with her also weeping, he was deeply moved in his spirit and greatly […]

The Purpose of Practices

September 10, 2015

In the most famous sermon Jesus ever preached, he repeats several phrases over and over again. One of those phrases is “when you”. He says things like “when you give to the needy” (Matt. 6:2), “when you pray” (6:5, 7), and “when you fast” (6:16). Jesus assumes that we will have incorporated these practices and […]

Tempted and Tried

September 3, 2015

Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion,     which cannot be moved, but abides forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem,     so the Lord surrounds his people,     from this time forth and forevermore. For the scepter of wickedness shall not rest     on the land allotted to the righteous, lest the righteous stretch out     their […]

The Power of a Disappointing Story

August 10, 2015

This is a guest post by John Dobbs.  Disappointment is an experience that everyone faces … and often in many varieties and shades. Sometimes disappointment comes at the hands of others, and sometimes we create it all on our own. You know, that weight you were going to lose by now. The degree you were going […]