The Perfect Lamb

The Perfect Lamb

unsplash-logoDaniel Sandvik Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world. (John 1:29) I collect sheep. Not the living, bleating, shearable kind. I collect stuffed sheep. I have herded together a few quite large ones and literally a couple of hundred...
The Family Table

The Family Table

unsplash-logoKevin Schmid Hymn: “Come, Lord Jesus, Be Our Guest” LSB # 776 Come, Lord Jesus, be our guest and let these gifts to us be blest. Amen. Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever (Ps. 106:1b NKJV). Sound familiar? Yes, these...
What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

unsplash-logoJon Tyson Driving through the Flathead Valley in western Montana, I noticed that the road signs are bilingual. In Canada, you expect French and English signage. In Los Angeles, you often see Spanish and English on signs. But on this drive, you will find...
Got Joy

Got Joy

unsplash-logoNicole Honeywill An angel of the Lord appeared to them, and the glory of the Lord shone around them, and they were filled with fear. And the angel said to them, “Fear not for behold, I bring you good news of great joy for all the people. For unto you is...
Heavenly Banquet

Heavenly Banquet

unsplash-logoGaelle Marcel Blessed are those who are invited to the wedding supper of the Lamb! (Revelation 19:9a) An invitation to a banquet is an exciting prospect and we anticipate it with much expectation. We begin thinking of the clothes we will wear; the...
Remember Me

Remember Me

unsplash-logoCora Ortiz In the first act of Hamlet, the Shakespearian prince encounters his ghost of a father. Before the ghost vanishes, the haunting figure whispers an echo across the ramparts, “Remember me.” Many of us fear being forgotten once we are gone. The...