The Resurrection of Our Lord/ Easter Tuesday

The Lord be with you As I have mentioned in earlier posts, throughout the centuries Christians have gathered to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord, not only on Easter Sunday, but also on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday following Easter Sunday. Not surprisingly, these days are called Easter Monday, Easter Tuesday

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The Resurrection of Our Lord/Easter Monday

The Lord be with you The Easter season is a fifty-day-long season of joy extending from Easter to Pentecost. This time is sometimes called “the Great Fifty Days.” During this time, the Church celebrates the end of Christ’s struggles and proclaims His victory over death and the reception of the

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The Resurrection of Our Lord/Easter Sunday*

Hallelujah! He is Risen! Easter is the oldest and highest of all Christian festivals—the festival of festivals, the feast of feasts! On this day, when Christ first stepped triumphantly from the ranks of the dead, all our waiting is declared to be a waiting that is already completed; Christ’s triumph

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We Remember Joseph, Patriarch

Commemoration of Joseph, Patriarch March 31 Today, we remember and thank God for Joseph, Patriarch. The story of the patriarch Joseph, beloved child of Jacob, is one of the most stirring pieces of literature in the bible. It is also an amazing typological prophecy of our Lord Jesus Christ. As

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Holy Saturday

The Lord be with you Holy Saturday is the Saturday before Easter Sunday. This is the day our Lord rested in the garden tomb. Easter morning he will burst the chains of death and rise from the grave. As I grew up, the theological significance of Holy Saturday was not

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Shadow of the Cross – a sermon

The Lord be with you Our Good Friday message, like the rest of our Lenten messages, considered how New Testament events were revealed in the Old Testament. However, while most of the previous messages considered types, this message considers “rectilinear” prophecies. (You’ll just have to listen to the message to

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Good Friday

The Lord be with you The date for Good Friday is set by Easter and so moves from year to year. It falls between March 20 and April 23, inclusive. While our hymnals have consistently named this day “Good Friday,” there are other names used in other traditions. The three

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Shadow of the Lord’s Supper – a sermon

Our Holy (Maundy) Thursday message continues the theme established in our Wednesday Lenten services, which was to consider how events in the Old Testament foreshadowed events in the New Testament. In this message, we considered a meal that Moses and 72 elders of Israel ate on Mt. Sinai in the

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Holy (Maundy) Thursday

The Lord be with you Maundy Thursday commemorates the events that transpired the Thursday evening before Easter. As the Jews of Jesus’ day reckoned a day from sunset to sunset, Jesus would have thought of these events as happening on Friday. However, as we reckon a day beginning at midnight,

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