Ponder A Little (Blog)
|Posted on April 14, 2019 at 9:35 PM|
While growing up as a child, my mother would often sing an old hymn on Good Friday entitled, “He Could Have Called 10,000 Angels”.
The words of the title are based on the following Scripture verse when Jesus said to his disciples in the Garden of Gethsemane, “Don’t you realize that I could ask my Father for thousands of angels to protect us, and he would send them insta...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 12, 2018 at 8:40 AM|
For many, Christmas is a much-anticipated season of celebration and festivities. But for some it is a dreaded season of loneliness and despair.
Suicide rates are highest over the Christmas season. Why? Because many are alone for Christmas. Or are missing the loved one that died recently. Or are struggling financially and are unable to afford the typical Christmas traditions.Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 6, 2018 at 1:30 PM|
Most people celebrating Christmas do not celebrate the Christ of Christmas.
Christmas has become a very secular holiday full of commercialism and traditions that have nothing to do with Jesus. There is nothing wrong with the gift giving, Santa Claus and family celebrations.
But for Christians, it is a day to primarily celebrate the best ...Read Full Post »
|Posted on March 28, 2018 at 11:50 AM|
On the Christian calendar, Easter rates #1 for celebration! But the 20th century finds many of us getting caught up with chocolate bunny rabbits, Easter egg hunts and family reunions. So, plenty of people are only bystanders during the Easter season. They are present at the event but miss the true celebration.
The first bystander of Easter was Simon of Cyrene. Simon was visiting Jerusalem during the...Read Full Post »