The Gospel of John

JOHN 19:1-42 JESUS SENTENCED TO DEATH 1 Then Pilate had Jesus flogged with a lead-tipped whip. 2 The soldiers wove a crown of thorns and put it on his head, and they put a purple robe on him. 3 “Hail! King of the Jews!” they mocked, as they slapped him across the face. 4 Pilate went outside again and…

What Was So Good?

“What was so good about Good Friday?” Jesus took our sins and sickness and nailed them to the cross. The victory was won on Good Friday. Sins are forgiven, and diseases are healed. What sins do you need to be forgiven for? What diseases do you need healed? Let us remember, “But he was pierced for…

From The Gospel of Mark

MARK 14:32-71 Jesus Prays in Gethsemane 32 They went to the olive grove called Gethsemane, and Jesus said, “Sit here while I go and pray.” 33 He took Peter, James, and John with him, and he became deeply troubled and distressed. 34 He told them, “My soul is crushed with grief to the point of death. Stay here…

From the Gospel Account

MATTHEW 26:1-16 The Plot to Kill Jesus 1 When Jesus had finished saying all these things, he said to his disciples, 2 “As you know, Passover begins in two days, and the Son of Man will be handed over to be crucified.” 3 At that same time the leading priests and elders were meeting at the residence of Caiaphas,…

Those Who Remain Faithful

“Jesus replied, ‘All who love me will do what I say. My Father will love them, and we will come and make our home with each of them.’” -John 14:23 Remarkable men and women are those who remain faithful under many hardships and uncertainties! God works miracles in the lives of those who do not…

International Women’s Day

In honor of International Women’s Day, I’m remembering the role models who have influenced me greatly.  Queen Esther, Sarah the wife of Abraham, Rebekah the wife of Isaac, Deborah the Judge, and Mary the mother of Jesus. Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, Luisa May Alcott, Mother Teresa, Marie Curie, Susan B. Anthony, Helen Keller, and my…