What do you do when your plans fall through? We’ve been asking this question all Easter! By the grace of God he opens our hearts to hear his words. This Sunday we celebrate the coronation of our king! It’s Ascension Sunday. We will join our voices to the disciples in praise.
What do you do when your plans fall through? That’s a question for our Easter sermon series and that the disciples were asking themselves on that first Easter. Slowly the reality of the Gospel hit them. This Sunday we’ll ask this question: …when all we can do is go for a walk? Two disciples were walking on the road to a small town called Emaus. Another traveler opened up the Scriptures to them. This was Jesus.
Good Friday marks the final day of the season of Lent. In this last word from the cross we see that Jesus spoke a word of trust.
Have you ever heard a promise that is too good to be true? You know the ones. These come in the mail and claim that you’ve already won a million dollars. We all know that the fine print doesn’t really bear that out. There are many who see God’s promises exactly the same way. We continue our sermon series Seven Times He Spoke this Sunday with a word of promise. Even though this promise might sound to good to be true, we can take it heart and believe it is true. God never breaks a promise.
For there to be ashes at all – something has to burn. Schmearing ashes onto a person’s forehead might seem a little strange, at first, but it is a powerful reminder of what we will be one day – dust and ashes. What will you do when you must stand before your God? Thankfully we don’t need to wonder. Ash Wednesday begins our Lenten journey to the cross of Calvary where we find Jesus offering himself for us. We are forgiven in Jesus.
One of the more confusing topics surrounding the Bible is the end of the world. It sounds hard to believe, doesn’t it? Won’t the sun come up tomorrow just like it has every day since God started it on its daily march? It will, unless God commands it to stop. The Bible is clear that the world will end when God ends it. More importantly will you be ready when he does? What will you say as you stand before him?