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Easter Sunday

Easter is all we expect it to be. There is the large choir, the outstanding music, the color of the robes, the flowers, even some hats. Yes, and even the sermon. Most of us are used to it. Whether we believe or not, we still have come to expect the expected. Then there is the unexpected. Suddenly, there is no body, just a cloth folded and lying on the ground. But where is the body? It is too much to wrap your head around.  Read more

Year A Easter Bottom Line Meditations

OLD TESTAMENT: Acts 10:34-43 Literal Religion: “God shows no partiality,” conditionally. Read this scripture literally for its religious meaning. “Then Peter began to speak to them: ‘I truly understand that God shows no partiality.’” Spiritual grace: “God shows no partiality,” unconditionally. Now quietly move into God's Presence and read this scripture again. “Then Peter began to speak to them: ‘I truly understand that God shows no partiality.’” Did you feel the Grace? Legalism is what you get when you didn't get what you wanted from grace!  Read more

Easter Day

Easter Day. "Do not hold on to me, because I have not yet ascended to the Father.” The resurrection is not an event from the past. It is an experience of His Presence in us now that changes our life. When we are thinking worldly, we try to be loving, faithful and hopeful to feel God’s Love, Faith and Hope in us. When we are feeling the godly Love, Faith and Hope He has for us and in us, we become loving, faithful and hopeful.  Read more

Year C Easter Day Bottom Line Meditations

Easter Day: Worldly thinking only knows the physical. Godly thinking knows both and can choose which is best for them. Which would you choose in each case? Worldly sees heaven as a place. Godly senses heaven as a condition. Worldly sees physical strength from God as temporary. Godly sees spiritual strength from God as eternal.   Read more

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