Month: February 2016

Not Too Late

Luke 13:31-35 I got called to the hospital late after a meeting on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. A woman was entering hospice care. Most of her grown children were there. Some live nearby. Others had traveled a great distance and were here for the duration. “Mom is troubled,” they told me. “She thinks she …

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Tested

Luke 4:1-13 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted (or tested) by the devil. (Luke 4:1-2) Surely it is hard for most mere mortals to comprehend or relate to the strength and fortitude of Jesus as …

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