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Nov 2017
Just A Touch

The verse is striking in its simplicity: “Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him” (Matthew 8:3). We touch lots of things as we move through life without ever thinking much about it. But this touch was different. The man Jesus touched was a man who had most likely forgotten what it felt like to be touched by another human being. He was an outcast. Dirty. Unclean. One of the untouchables. A man to be kept separate, hidden, quarantined, away from the rest of polite and impolite society. He was an unclean......

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Maundy Thursday

Today, Maundy Thursday marks the beginning of the Triduum or the “three days.” Earlier this same day the Lord Jesus had instructed His disciples to prepare for what would be a distressing and holy meal,...

March 2018
Posted at: 28 Mar 2018
Holy Wednesday

Today is Holy Wednesday (reckoned from Tuesday evening to Wednesday evening). There is no mention in Scripture of what Jesus did on the Wednesday of His final week. This day has often been called “Spy...

Posted at: 27 Mar 2018
Holy Tuesday

Today is Holy Tuesday (actually reckoned from Monday evening to Tuesday evening). Holy Tuesday was a day of conflict and a day of teaching for our Lord. It was VERY busy! According to Matthew, Mark...

Posted at: 26 Mar 2018
Holy Monday

Today is Holy Monday. The events of this Week are at the very heart of our faith. Of course, there are the three astonishing spheres of opposition that our Lord would face: (1) satanic opposition at...

March 2018