Communion · Death · Easter · Hope · Life · Psalm 103

an Easter devotional…

Thinking about Easter this week… wondering how… and when… or if… my little family would gather…The pondering… led to a blessing…an inspiration… a vision of sorts…Traditionally… we’ve gathered for lunch…but this year one has to work…one has plans with a friend…so we are eating the evening meal together…7 pm works for everyone…The vision…the dining table…… Continue reading an Easter devotional…

Communion · Rest · Trust · Wrestling

wresting with rest…

Another call to Sabbath…one I didn’t want to hear…It did not go well… from my perspective anyway…Did work… that should’ve waited…recruited others to help… when I should’ve let them rest…self-indulged…spent more time at wrest with Him… than at rest in Him…And then today… the Monday following…after a day of wrestling with rest…He clears up much…… Continue reading wresting with rest…

Church · Communion

Bread and Wine [from October25, 2011…]

Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanksa participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we breaka participation in the body of Christ?1Corinthians 10:16Broken bread…Wine poured out…Given…Because there is one loaf, we, who are many,are one body, for we all partake of the one loaf.Corinthians 10:17One cup… one…… Continue reading Bread and Wine [from October25, 2011…]

Communion · Remember · Serving · Worship

re-membering Him…

A teaching from retreating… Believers re-member Him… come together… as the one Body of Christ…The sacrament… mystery… of communion… the picture of re-membering… many parts becoming one… partaking of… His body… broken bread… and wine… poured out blood…The Master, Jesus, on the night of his betrayal, took bread.Having given thanks, he broke it and said,This is…… Continue reading re-membering Him…