MOTIVATE ME: He Knew All This Would Happen: The Journey to the Cross

Editor’s Note: Today is Maundy Thursday (or Holy Thursday), the day Jesus celebrated the Passover, the Last Supper with His disciples. The derivation of the word Maundy comes from the Latin word “command” and refers to what Jesus called us to do when He washed the feet of His disciples — love and serve one … More MOTIVATE ME: He Knew All This Would Happen: The Journey to the Cross

POWER THOUGHTS: Reach Out and Reach Up in Suffering

“To this you were called, because Christ suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps.” (1 Peter 2:21 NIV) Every person who reads this will face tragedy at some point in your life. You’ll have loss — major loss — in your life. None of us can escape tragedy. … More POWER THOUGHTS: Reach Out and Reach Up in Suffering

POWER THOUGHTS: Why Didn’t Jesus Defend Himself?

“But Jesus remained silent and gave no answer. Again the high priest asked him, ‘Are you the Messiah, the Son of the Blessed One?’” (Mark 14:61 NIV) What’s so important about Easter? It’s important because it proved that Jesus was who he claimed to be. He was God in the flesh, and he came to … More POWER THOUGHTS: Why Didn’t Jesus Defend Himself?