Good Friday

Servant at Work (Isaiah 40ff.)
Bible Commentary

Isaiah paints a picture of the values that must characterize the people of God.

The Amazing Servant
Daily Reflection

God works in amazing and surprising ways. Given his glory and power, we might well expect that his Servant would be...

Earthquake Poem by Thomas Merton, Based on Isaiah 52

Go tell the earth to shake for a new world is born.

Best of Daily Reflections: The Tension of Faithful Prayer
Daily Reflection

Today I want to base my reflection on two verses from Psalm 22. In the first verse, the psalmist laments God’s lack of...

The Torn Curtain
Daily Reflection

The temple in Jerusalem was not one, large, open structure, but rather a series of nested courts. At the core was the...

Jesus’ Intercession Empowers Our Life and Work (Hebrews 7:1–10:18)
Bible Commentary

Lech WalesaLech Walesa’s path to becoming the president of Poland reached its pivotal moment on August 14, 1980 when...

Realizing the Faith (Hebrews 10:19–11:40)
Bible Commentary

Following Jesus is hard work, and only faith in the eventual fulfill­ment of his promises can keep us going. “Now...

Sabbath Rest in Christ: Needed for Life’s Journey (Hebrews 3:7–4:16)
Bible Commentary

As much as the creation is therefore the good work of God in Christ, there is still a stark contrast between the present...

My Kingdom Is Not of This World (John 18:36)
Bible Commentary

Rather than risk reducing John’s passion narrative to a proof-text for work issues, we will address a single verse...

The Twelfth Station: Jesus on the Cross, His Mother, and His Disciple
Daily Reflection

Meanwhile, standing near the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and...