Tag Archives: The Gospels

BBC Music Cathedral Advent Calendar

The other day, I was looking for something on-line.  I Googled “Star Wars” and up came the Lego’s Star Wars Advent Calendar, on Amazon.com for $39.99.  Hmmm.  I checked with a 10 year-old boy whom I know is into Star … Continue reading

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Art of the Gospels, Part 13, Jesus’ Resurrection

On the third day after his crucifixion, the earth quaked, the Roman guards fell as if dead, angels appeared, and Jesus rose from the tomb.   Though resurrected, the Gospels suggested that he was not in a physical form.  He … Continue reading

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Art of the Gospels, Part 12, The Death of Jesus

At the Last Supper, after Jesus announced that one of his followers would betray him, he instructed Judas to leave and make his arrangements quickly. Judas went to the Jewish leaders, to bargain a price for delivering Jesus to them. … Continue reading

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Mary’s Crescent Moon

Just a quick photo of this evening’s crescent moon, here on a clear cold winter night.  I happen to step out to toss some compost into the pile.  When I turned around this is what I saw.  In the post … Continue reading

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Art of the Gospels, Part 11: Prophecies in Preparation for the Death of Jesus

Before Jesus is arrested, he has several meetings with his disciples and followers. At one dinner, in the house of Simon the Leper, his friends, Martha, Mary, and Lazarus, whom Jesus has raised from death, were present. The Evangelists’ accounts … Continue reading

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Art of the Gospels, Part 10, Jesus’ Conflict with the Jewish Leaders

The prophecies which Jesus had been making regarding his arrest, death, and resurrection become actions as Passover approaches.  First he must enter Jerusalem.  Triumphal entries of kings was a tradition in Rome.  About 100 hundred triumphal arches were errected in … Continue reading

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Art of the Gospels, Part 9, Jesus’ Ministry Around Perea

Jesus had been performing healing throughout his ministry. At times, people seeking him out appeared more interested in relief from their afflictions than to hear his teaching. These ranged from elimination of life long conditions, such as blindness and not … Continue reading

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