Touching Christ’s Death and Resurrection

Thomas is our twin.  We, like him, need something tangible, something to touch through which to realize the risen Savior.  For Thomas, Jesus invited him not only to touch the marks left by the nails of crucifixion, but additionally Thomas was invited to thrust his...

The Climactic Third Day, Predicted?

In describing the resurrection of our Lord the Apostle Paul was inspired to write:…he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures ( 1 Cor. 15:4b).   Obviously there must be some place in the Old Testament where Christ’s resurrection on the third day...

Setting Our Students Up to Achieve

Think back to your toddler days.  Did your parents give you one chance to learn how to walk?  Of course not!  With an unlimited number of tries, and loving, patient arms ready to pick you up after each fall, you finally mastered the art of walking.  Was there a magic...

The Lowly Donkey

As I was privileged to teach in Ethiopia I observed the numerous and common beasts of burden, the donkeys.  The Lord of the universe rode such a beast of burden into Jerusalem on that Sunday before His crucifixion. Zechariah, often called the prophet of Holy Week, was...

Rejection Became Salvation

God is able to take that which is horrible and turn it into something spectacularly good!  Yes, in our own lives He performs this wonder, taking that which is horrible and working it for good, often for the good of others.  He demonstrates this miraculous reversal in...