Good Friday: Taking Up Our Cross

In Luke 9:23, Jesus tells His disciples: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.” When He spoke these words to them, they really had no idea what He was saying. But I’m guessing those words took on a whole new meaning as they watchedContinue reading “Good Friday: Taking Up Our Cross”

When God Doesn’t Meet Our Expectations

This Sunday is Palm Sunday and we can read about it in John 12:12-16: “The next day the large crowd that had come to the feast heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem. So they took branches of palm trees and went out to meet him. They began to shout, ‘Hosanna! Blessed is the one whoContinue reading “When God Doesn’t Meet Our Expectations”