The Veil Torn

When the sixth hour came, darkness fell over the whole land until the ninth hour. At the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” which is translated, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” And when some of the bystanders heard it, they began saying, “Behold, He […]

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Psalm 118: A Passover Song

After singing a hymn, they went out to the Mount of Olives. Mark 14:26 LSB – Psalm 118 is a song of Passover; it is the last psalm of the ‘Egyptian Hallel,’ a group of Psalms sung annually at Passover. Derek Kidner explains: “A short run of psalms used at the yearly Passover begins here […]

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The Cornerstone

The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone. This is from Yahweh; It is marvelous in our eyes. Psalm 118:22–23 LSB – If you look in the Gospels, you’ll find records of Jesus’ intense confrontations with the religious leaders during Holy Week. Matthew, Mark, and Luke record the heightening tension on […]

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“His Eye Is On The Sparrow”

“Are not two sparrows sold for a cent? And yet not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.” Matthew 10:29-31 – 2020 upended our lives. People have had so […]

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The Veil Torn

When the sixth hour came, darkness fell over the whole land until the ninth hour. At the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” which is translated, “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?”When some of the bystanders heard it, they began saying, “Behold, He is calling […]

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Psalm 118: A Passover Song

Psalm 118 is the last psalm of the ‘Egyptian Hallel.’ It is a song of Passover. Derek Kidner explains: “A short run of psalms used at the yearly Passover begins here [at Psalm 113], and is therefore commonly known as the ‘Egyptian Hallel’ (Hallel means Praise). Only the second of them (114) speaks directly of […]

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Psalm 118: The Cornerstone

The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief corner stone. This is the LORD’S doing; It is marvelous in our eyes. Psalm 118:22–23 – If you look in the Gospels, you’ll find records of Jesus’ confrontations with the Pharisees during Holy Week. After telling the parable of the vine-growers killing the son of […]

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His Eye Is On The Sparrow

“Are not five sparrows sold for two cents? Yet not one of them is forgotten before God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear; you are more valuable than many sparrows.” Luke 12:6-7 – I was looking for a video of this song, and in God’s providence found this […]

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