The Resurrection: a mother’s perspective

As I was sitting on my loveseat one morning this week, sipping my coffee and eating my Trim Healthy Mama cinnamon toast, God's Word was playing through the Bible app on my phone. Our church is going through a Bible study together this year called Wisdom 2020 (Well, not so much "together" right now, because of the crazy virus that is wreaking havoc on the nation. Hopefully, that will change very soon!), and today's reading included John, chapters 18 and 19. These chapters give a poignant retelling of the final hours of Jesus's life, from the time he was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane to his burial in a nearby tomb. As I listened to the narrator's beautiful British accent as he recounted the details of the arrest, “trial,” torture, crucifixion, death, and burial of my Lord, one sentence jumped out at me: “Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother...” (John 19:25). I have read those words many times in my life, but this time,...(Read Full Post)
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