Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away, and the sea was no more. 2And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3And I heard a loud voice … Continue reading What does Life after Death mean?
‘Let the little children come to me; do not stop them; for it is to such as these that the kingdom of God belongs. 15Truly I tell you, whoever does not receive the kingdom of God as a little child will never enter it.’ 16And he took them up in his arms, laid his hands on them, … Continue reading The Kingdom of God belongs to little children?
11 But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb. As she wept, she bent over to look into the tomb; 12and she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had been lying, one at the head and the other at the feet. 13They said to her, ‘Woman, why are you weeping?’ She said to them, ‘They … Continue reading The Easter Promise of New Hope
A Good Friday Meditation 44By now it was about midday and a darkness fell over the whole land, which lasted until three in the afternoon: 45the sun’s light failed. And the curtain of the temple was torn in two. 46Then Jesus uttered a loud cry and said, ‘Father, into your hands I commit my spirit’; … Continue reading Why the Cross and not the Empty Tomb?
7Then they brought the colt to Jesus and threw their cloaks on it; and he sat on it. 8Many people spread their cloaks on the road, and others spread leafy branches that they had cut in the fields. 9Then those who went ahead and those who followed were shouting,‘Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name … Continue reading Jesus and Defiance of Authority