Day 1 (Luke 24:22) Even after his death, in his resurrection appearances, Jesus turned the social order upside down. He didn’t first appear to the male disciples, to Peter, or the twelve. His resurrection was revealed to the women first. I wonder how the men felt about that? But that is what Jesus represents throughout the gospels: those considered least become first. Who in our society would be...
you walk with us daily,
urging us to listen and understand,
guiding us with your Spirit,
and unlocking the scriptures.
(Luke 24:13-35) Often in life, our eyes are open, but we cannot see. We focus on the distress of the moment, the darkness, the way we think things have gone wrong. We look for answers, we question, we listen to what others say, but we still do not see. The two that journeyed to Emmaus were walking with Jesus, yet they still focussed on his death. He showed them what the scriptures meant, but they...
you hold the world in your hands,
longing to redeem every creature into your new creation.
You move in our hearts, bringing us close,
you travel with us as we journey through life...