Everlasting Father

Part 4 in a 5-part series on Isaiah 9:6   Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace The word “father” brings different memories to different people. Maybe your father was loving and kind. Maybe he was absent while you were growing up. Maybe he was cruel and abusive. Maybe it’s hard to relate … Continue reading Everlasting Father

The Only Resolution That Matters

A.K.A. Mighty God, Part 3 of a 5-part series on Isaiah 9:6 New Year’s resolutions. Can you think of one you made last year that you were successful at keeping? Usually we resolve to be a better person in some way: to take better care of our health, to stop an annoying or addictive habit, … Continue reading The Only Resolution That Matters

Saturday Doesn’t Last Forever

Darkness. Despair. Dashed hopes and dreams. Between the crucifixion and the resurrection, there was Saturday – a day of bleak despondency for the disciples. In hindsight we know Jesus promised to rise on the third day – but the disciples didn’t understand that yet, and it seemed that the promised Messiah, the Hope of Israel, … Continue reading Saturday Doesn’t Last Forever