Before Easter

Photo by Mads Schmidt Rasmussen on Unsplash The day before Jesus was crucified, he observed Passover with the disciples. Passover is the time that Jews remembered their freedom and exodus from Egypt. Jesus told his disciples that the bread symbolized his body that would be broken and the wine, his blood, which would be poured outContinue reading “Before Easter”

The Truth About Easter

Photo by Tim Gouw on Unsplash Easter is all bunnies and eggs. It is about the laughter of children and spring warmth. If you want to believe all that, it’s fine by me. However, there is a sinister and dark side of Easter. If you strip easter of all the trappings except the story of Jesus’Continue reading “The Truth About Easter”

The Jesus Illusion

The Jesus Illusion Calvary, by Octavio Ocampo I have this painting hanging on my living room. It is big 32″ wide x 46″ tall and fills a wall. It is not not the real thing but a print that I have had for several years. There are many illusions in this painting, the double Jesus being theContinue reading “The Jesus Illusion”

My Jesus Isn’t Like Yours

Photo by Ben White on Unsplash My Jesus is not like the picture of Jesus that is hanging in the Sunday school classroom. My Jesus does not have silky red and white robes with perfectly combed hair, a perfect complexion, and smiling looking up heavenly with crystal blue eyes. My Jesus is dirty from his travelsContinue reading “My Jesus Isn’t Like Yours”