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'Were not our hearts burning within us?'

April 13, 2009 9:27 AM

Detail from Supper at Emmaus by Michelangelo da Caravaggio Why did Christianity arise, and why did it take the shape it did? The early Christians themselves reply: We exist because of Jesus' resurrection. ? There is no evidence for...

Easter Song

April 12, 2009 12:00 AM

The Angel of the Lord (St John Passion - 9), by Jacek Andrzej Rossakiewicz And they sang a new song: "You are worthy to take the scroll and to open its seals, because you were slain, and with your...

Holy Saturday

April 11, 2009 12:00 AM

Peter and John Running to the Tomb of Christ, by Eugene Burnand Holy God, Holy and Mighty, Holy and merciful Savior, deliver us not into the bitterness of eternal death. - The Burial of the Dead, Rite Two from...

'I Am Poured Out Like Water'

April 10, 2009 12:00 AM

What Our Savior Saw From the Cross by James Tissot. My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from saving me, so far from the words of my groaning? O my God, I...

Lifted Up

April 9, 2009 12:00 AM

The Brazen Serpent monument by Giovanni Fantoni, photo by David Bjorgen. The sculpture, on Mt. Nebo in Jordan, commemorates God's command to Moses to raise a sculpture of a snake on a pole in order to heal Israelites dying...

Passover Feast

April 8, 2009 9:00 AM

A 14th-century German illuminated Haggadah. A Haggadah is the script recited at the first two Seder meals of Passover. It tells the story of the Exodus. On the first day of the Feast of Unleavened Bread, when it was...

Denial

April 7, 2009 8:33 AM

And Peter Wept by Wayne Forte. Then Jesus told them, "This very night you will all fall away on account of me, for it is written: "'I will strike the shepherd, and the sheep of the flock will be...

The Cup

April 6, 2009 7:59 AM

Can You Drink the Cup I Am About to Drink? by Fr. John Kiefer . Then Jesus went with his disciples to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to them, "Sit here while I go over there and...

Palm Branches in Heaven

April 5, 2009 12:00 AM

Victory over Death, by Frederick Wilson at Church of the Incarnation. Photo by Chester Burger. The next day the great crowd that had come for the Feast heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. They took palm...

Your King Comes

April 3, 2009 12:10 PM

A young man in the Philippines weaves palaspas for Palm Sunday celebrations. Photo by Regina Dycaico. Jesus called them together and said, "You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their high officials exercise...

Easter Hats for a Recession

April 3, 2009 9:59 AM

By aptmetaphor/Flickr Easter Hats Fall Victim to Economic Downturn By Adelle M. Banks, Religion News Service There are many things that Paula Settles is willing to forgo in these budget-conscious times, but an Easter hat isn't one of them....

Free Will and Destiny

April 2, 2009 12:00 AM

Reflection, by Steph Roberts. "[My] recent diver paintings continue to explore the dichotomy of free will and destiny," Roberts writes. "Even in their precise and controlled movements, the divers themselves strain against pervasive natural forces. This relationship speaks to...

An Easy Fast

April 1, 2009 12:00 AM

"When you fast, do not look somber as the hypocrites do, for they disfigure their faces to show men they are fasting. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full." - Matthew 6:16 O king,...

Scorning the Shame

March 31, 2009 12:00 AM

Golgotha: Station Nine by Kevin Rolly. May those who hope in you not be disgraced because of me, O Lord, the Lord Almighty; may those who seek you not be put to shame because of me, O God of...

Mary's Gift

March 30, 2009 8:47 AM

Mary Magdalene by Georges de la Tour (1625-1650). Six days before the Passover, Jesus arrived at Bethany, where Lazarus lived, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. Here a dinner was given in Jesus' honor. Martha served, while Lazarus...

Why Jesus Died

March 28, 2009 12:00 AM

"Men of Israel, listen to this: Jesus of Nazareth was a man accredited by God to you by miracles, wonders and signs, which God did among you through him, as you yourselves know. This man was handed over to...

What the Sadducees Forgot

March 28, 2009 12:00 AM

Graves on the Mount of Olives, Jerusalem. By John LaRue. That same day the Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him with a question. . . . Jesus replied, "You are in error because you do...

Provocative Parable

March 27, 2009 12:00 AM

"The Parable of the Vineyard" by John S. C. Abbott & Jacob Abbott, Illustrated New Testament (1878). He then began to speak to them in parables: "A man planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a...

He Resolutely Set Out

March 26, 2009 12:00 AM

Photo of the Seventh Station, Gate of Justice in Jerusalem taken by the American Colony between 1898 and 1914. From the Library of Congress. As the time approached for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely set...

Easter Eggs

March 25, 2009 12:00 AM

Eggs by Sue Copenhaver, photo by Emily Martin. Slavic people have been making pysanky (above) for centuries. When Christianity was introduced in their region more than 1000 years ago, much of the pagan symbolism in the eggs was repurposed,...

Be Reconciled

March 23, 2009 8:03 PM

Photo by Mark Moring. "Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to...

Shocking

March 23, 2009 12:00 AM

The Passion fa?ade of Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Fam?lia in Barcelona. Sculpture designed by Josep Maria Subirachs. It is curious that people who are filled with horrified indignation whenever a cat kills a sparrow can hear the story...

The Perfect Defense

March 22, 2009 12:00 AM

Panel with scenes from the Passion of Christ by Hans Memling Before the throne of God above I have a strong and perfect plea. A great high priest whose name is Love Who ever lives and pleads for me....

Earning Forgiveness

March 20, 2009 12:00 AM

The Glory of the Cross by Sawai Chinnawong We do not have to make ourselves suffer to merit forgiveness. We simply receive the forgiveness earned by Christ. - Tim Keller in "All of Life is Repentance"...

Agnus Dei

March 19, 2009 12:00 AM

Agnus Dei by Francisco de Zurbar?n The next day John saw Jesus coming toward him and said, "Look, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!" - John 1:29 When Christ came as high priest...

When He Comes

March 18, 2009 12:00 AM

Places of Light #3 by Krystyna Sanderson "See, I will send my messenger, who will prepare the way before me. Then suddenly the Lord you are seeking will come to his temple; the messenger of the covenant, whom you...

'They Find it Unacceptable That We Are Irish'

March 17, 2009 12:00 AM

This mother was freed from slavery in a South Asian rock quarry through International Justice Mission intervention in collaboration with local authorities. Photo courtesy of IJM. "The very next day after my new converts, dressed all in white, were...

Priorities

March 16, 2009 12:00 AM

Photo by Andrew Holbrook. "No one can serve two masters. Either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and Money....

Consecration

March 15, 2009 12:00 AM

Sacred Harp singers, Overhead Hallow Square. From Awake, My Soul. Behold the servant of the Lord! I wait thy guiding eye to feel, To hear and keep thy every word, To prove and do thy perfect will, Joyful from...

History Lesson

March 14, 2009 12:00 AM

Pharisees by Dave Walker. Then Jesus said to the crowds and to his disciples:"The teachers of the law and the Pharisees sit in Moses' seat. So you must obey them and do everything they tell you. But do not...

Don't Throw Your Life Away

March 13, 2009 12:00 AM

Don't Throw Your Life Away by Paul Shively. Inspired by the book Rethinking Retirement by John Piper....

You Used to Walk in These Ways

March 11, 2009 10:41 PM

The Prodigal Son, by Max Slevogt Put to death, therefore, whatever belongs to your earthly nature: sexual immorality, impurity, lust, evil desires and greed, which is idolatry. Because of these, the wrath of God is coming. You used to...

Dying to Sin

March 11, 2009 12:00 AM

An inmate at the Carol S. Vance prison unit near Houston volunteers to be baptized to signify his faith in Christ. Photo courtesy of Prison Fellowship. "I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance." -...

He Remembers

March 10, 2009 12:00 AM

Accusation, by Tyrus Clutter. Woodcut, 2003 Your hands shaped me and made me. Will you now turn and destroy me? Remember that you molded me like clay. Will you now turn me to dust again? Did you not pour...

Sin Crouches at Your Door

March 9, 2009 12:00 AM

Children of the Apple Tree by Mary McCleary, © 2000, mixed media collage on paper. Then the Lord said to Cain, "Why are you angry? Why is your face downcast? If you do what is right, will you not...

Tune My Heart to Sing Thy Grace

March 8, 2009 12:00 AM

At at Baka church service in Southern Sudan. By Amanda Yeager. Come, thou fount of every blessing, Tune my heart to sing thy grace; Streams of mercy, never ceasing, Call for songs of loudest praise. Teach me some melodious...

Repent

March 6, 2009 12:00 AM

By Brian Vander Veen. At Salvation Mounain, Niland, California In those days John the Baptist came, preaching in the Desert of Judea and saying, "Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is near." This is he who was spoken of...

Desert Survival by the Word of the Lord

March 4, 2009 12:00 AM

He Spake and it was Done II by Sandra Bowden. The surrounding text is from Psalm 33, "By the word of the Lord were the heavens made . . .For he spoke, and it came to be; he commanded,...

Looking for Power

March 3, 2009 12:00 AM

The Golden Calf from Overheads:What's in Your Worship? by TJ Aitken. You saw no form of any kind the day the Lord spoke to you at Horeb out of the fire. Therefore watch yourselves very carefully, so that you...

The Second Temptation

March 2, 2009 12:00 AM

Auslegung der Episteln vnd Euangelien vom Advent an, bis auff Ostern, by Martin Luther. (Magdeburg: Michael Lotter, 1530) Then the devil took him to the holy city and had him stand on the highest point of the temple. "If...

What Wondrous Love

March 1, 2009 12:00 AM

By Amalia Elena Veralli What wondrous love is this that caused the Lord of bliss to bear the dreadful curse for my soul? When I was sinking down beneath God's righteous frown, Christ laid aside His crown for my...

Bread of Life

February 28, 2009 12:00 AM

The Fall of the Manna. Majolica plate, Urbino, c. 1570. Location: Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence, Italy. From Nimatallah / Art Resource, NY Jesus answered, "I tell you the truth, you are looking for me, not because you saw...

Fasting

February 27, 2009 12:00 PM

Last Night in Gethsemane by Wisnu Sasongko At the very core of fasting is empathy with the divine or participation in God's perception of a sacred moment. When someone dies, God is grieved; when someone sins, particularly egregiously, God...

He Was Hungry

February 26, 2009 12:00 AM

Ramon Crater as seen from Mizpe Ramon. Photo by Armin Schon, Nes Ziona, Israel Remember how the Lord your God led you all the way in the desert these forty years, to humble you and to test you in...

Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust

February 25, 2009 12:00 AM

A church in New Orleans' lower 9th Ward, April 2007. Photo by Julie Dermansky. To Adam he said, "Because you listened to your wife and ate from the tree about which I commanded you, 'You must not eat of...

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