Should We Forgive the Dead?

“I, even I, am he who blots out your transgressions, for my own sake, and remembers your sins no more.” – Isaiah 43:25 What happens if someone wrongs you, and they die before you can forgive them? What happens when someone is a victim of sexual assault, or physical abuse, or infidelity, or lies, orContinue reading “Should We Forgive the Dead?”

The Drumroll of Death

Detracting from my usual content, this post will go one of three pieces of art that I’ve created in response to my church’s current series on Genesis. I thought of three of the most impactful passages we’ve covered, and I interpreted what they mean to me visually. This post is about the Drumroll of DeathContinue reading “The Drumroll of Death”

Who is the Pontius Pilate in Your Life?

“Do you refuse to speak to me?” Pilate said. “Don’t you realize I have power either to free you or to crucify you?” – John 19:10 Have you been in a situation where you have no advocate? No friends to help you? No one to look out for you? Have you had a job whereContinue reading “Who is the Pontius Pilate in Your Life?”

Have you ever felt dead?

He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit. – John 19:30 When Jesus died, he stayed that way for three days before coming back to life. What was it like during these three days? We know through example, because the Old Testament contains people who experienced pieces of Jesus’Continue reading “Have you ever felt dead?”