Jesus Tag Archive

Those Hands.

May the favor of the Lord our God rest upon us; establish the work of our hands for us— yes, establish the work of our hands. Psalm 90:17 Establish: make labors effective and enduring. Last Saturday, my husband and I served with Forgiven Prison Ministry http://forgivenministry.org. This organization reconciles prisoners with their children despite their […]

The Name You Gave Me.

Holy Father, protect them (disciples) by the power of your name — the name you gave me — John 17:11a Mary. My name serves, in part, to identify me. Add my middle, maiden and married name–Mary Elizabeth Albers Felkins — and it distinguishes me from among the countless other ‘Mary’s’ in the world. Distinguished or […]

She Has Done a Beautiful Thing.

She has done a beautiful thing to Me.” Matthew 26:10b, Mark 14:6b When the woman appears in Matthew and Mark’s gospel account, she is nameless. John’s gospel references this woman as Mary from Bethany, the one who poured perfume on the Lord’s feet and then wiped His feet with her hair (12:3). But her name […]

Building a Wall.

Make every effort to live in peace with all men and to be holy… Hebrews 12:14a Mrs. Snow, a secondary character in the book, Pollyanna* (E. H. Porter, 1913), is a miserable woman who spends her time lying listlessly in a sickbed, planning her funeral. It seems she wants to die. And, dang, if she doesn’t […]

Man, Am I Stuffed!

How about you? Are you stuffed?