How to Prepare Your Heart for Easter

Advent, the 40 days leading up to Christmas, has been a favorite of mine since childhood. I love the wreath with the candles, the special devotional books, and most of all, the reminder to focus on Jesus. But it wasn’t until my late twenties, sitting in chapel at a Christian University on Ash Wednesday, that […]

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For The Joy: A Good Friday Reflection

Learn what Isaiah 53 reveals about the suffering and joy of the cross in this Good Friday reflection. Click through to read.

As I set my mind on Good Friday, I felt drawn to Isaiah 53. I’ve read it over and over again, trying to comprehend the emotional pain and suffering of Christ. Verses 5-6 tells us: “But He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; The chastisement for our peace was upon Him, And by His stripes […]

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