He is Risen!

“5  But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. 6 He is not here, for he has risen, as he said. Come, see the place where he lay.” — Matthew 28:5-6 The central symbol of Christianity is the cross, as we identify with Christ’s suffering.  But […]

Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do

34 And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide his garments. — Luke 23:34 I’ve been in this story.  The guilty standing by, watching as someone else pays the price for my wrongs.  I might as well be hammering the nails in myself. “Father forgive him, […]