Posts tagged ‘holy’

Holy Hurry

Holy Saturday has always felt strange. Friday we remember the death of Jesus. Sunday we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus. On Saturday we just — wait. Read more…

Holy Oops

This is Holy Week. That seems a good time to look at how Jesus challenged followers to live. While we sometimes become the praying Pharisee, Jesus expected something else. Read more…

Hard Lessons from a Strange Place

People tend to avoid the book of Leviticus. If you read it only as strange or different from your worship practice you surely miss much. Much in the first chapters of Leviticus is devoted to sacrifices dealing with sin.

God set out that sin requires some “sacrifice”, some act to complete forgiveness. Today religion has reduced confession to a set prayer spoken every Sunday, and forgiveness as words by the priest after the prescribed prayer finishes.

What’s missing? Read more…