Good Friday: He has done it. It is finished.

The Son, the Word, and the Lamb… of God, from God and in God. God was crucified on this day almost two millennia ago.

God was crucified for the sake of the whole world, to liberate us from judgement, to free us from fear.

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Holy Thursday: Does Your Heaven Have Barbed Wire?

Only a complete fool would try to make God’s beloved community look like a bad thing. Only a fool would ruin that amazing reality for others.

The beloved community… is the whole point.

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Daily Devotion: Our Own Worst Enemy

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Fundamentalist churches across American love to warn the flock daily about the enemy, how it will infiltrate our lives, pervert our intentions, and drive us further away from God. The shattering truth is, the enemy is real. I can show you the enemy: do you want to see it with your own eyes? Look in the mirror.

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Daily Devotion: The Destroyer Passes Over

“4. If a household is too small for a whole lamb, it shall join its closest neighbor in obtaining one; the lamb shall be divided in proportion to the number of people who eat of it.”

Those who practiced selflessness: simple sharing, justice and equity. They all made certain none had less or more but shared the lamb in proportion, and the Lord’s Destroyer passed them over. These traits are the very traits Christ expounds upon repeatedly in the Gospels. They are the traits of The Kingdom of God.

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