Eastertide Week One: Remember the Cross

By Barbara Rainey | April 1, 2024 | 0 Comments

Day One: The Incarnation, Easter’s Birthplace Yesterday we marked the anniversary of the most miraculous moment since the dawn of time: the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. How would you evaluate the experience? Not your church or pastor, but your own heart? Were you distracted by the to-dos for your Easter brunch? Did you allow yourself […]

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Eastertide: Remembering What Christ Did for Us

By Barbara Rainey | March 25, 2024 | 0 Comments

“This is my body which is for you … This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of Me.” 1 Corinthians 11:24-25   “But you must remember, beloved, the predictions of the apostles of our Lord Jesus Christ.” Jude 1:17 In the historical church, […]

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The Messiah Mystery: A Quest to Follow Clues to One of the Greatest Mysteries Ever

By Barbara Rainey | January 22, 2024 | 0 Comments

Have you ever tried to solve a mystery? Or have you read a detective novel or two where you have no idea now it will end? Some of the most fascinating detective stories are full of twists and turns that leave you surprised and hungry for more. Did you know that God’s story in the […]

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Observing Lent: A Season of Waiting and Worship

By Barbara Rainey | January 15, 2024 | 0 Comments

Is waiting something you enjoy and eagerly look forward to? Not me! When I think of waiting, I think of sitting in a doctor’s office waiting room. Or sitting in my car on the freeway, with traffic stopped dead and no exit nearby.  Or standing in line at the department of motor vehicles for what […]

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Cradle to Cross

By Barbara Rainey | December 18, 2023 | 0 Comments

Beautiful Savior, What more could be done than Thou has done! Thy death is my LIFE, Thy resurrection my PEACE, Thy ascension my HOPE, Thy prayers my COMFORT. Help me give thanks today and forever. Amen. A Puritan prayer quoted in Valley of Vision, compiled by Arthur Bennett The incarnation of Jesus … His first coming to earth […]

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