Category Archives: Palm Sunday

The O-Word

‘It’s not easy being green It seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things And people tend to pass you over ‘Cause you’re not standing out Like flashy sparkles in the water Or stars in the sky’ – … Continue reading

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Holy Moly, It’s Holy Week!

Lent 2014 has passed much more quickly than I’m accustomed to, and I’m bragging, not complaining … I think. You see, in my relatively short Christian life, I’ve found Lent to be pretty difficult. It’s tough for me to keep … Continue reading

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God Died

God died. How is that even possible? How could the all-powerful Creator of the Universe, the very master of all things, who created the concepts of life and death, die? It’s impossible, isn’t it? Apparently not. He died on the … Continue reading

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God is Compassionate

Yesterday, I suggested that the Passion of the Christ was motivated by the passion of the Christ for you and for me. I think we could also connect a lot of that text with the topic of today’s post, God is … Continue reading

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God is Passionate

The last Sunday of Lent is normally referred to as Palm Sunday, but it has another name, too: Passion Sunday. That’s why, way back around Shrove Tuesday, I decided to bookend Palm Sunday with Simple Truths posts titled God is … Continue reading

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God is Praiseworthy

In yesterday’s post, God is King – and in 2011’s Palm Cross – I was pretty tough on the parade-goers on the first Palm Sunday, but we mustn’t forget they did get something right. They praised Jesus. They spread their … Continue reading

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God is King

“Appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have.” This demand from the people of Israel in 1 Samuel 8 understandably hurt Samuel’s feelings. After all, he’d devoted his life to serving as Israel’s spiritual and political … Continue reading

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