They Don’t Know What They’re Doing

Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” (Luke 23:34 NIV) I’ve come to the realization that oftentimes, people who hurt us really don’t know what they’re doing. I believe that for the most part, they’re truly acting in ignorance. Realizing this truth will help us to forgive thoseContinue reading “They Don’t Know What They’re Doing”

Don’t Cry for Me, Cry for Yourselves

A huge crowd of people followed, along with women weeping and carrying on. At one point Jesus turned to the women and said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, don’t cry for me. Cry for yourselves and for your children.” (Luke 23:27-28 MSG) It was a gruesome sight. Jesus, the Lamb of God, was being led as aContinue reading “Don’t Cry for Me, Cry for Yourselves”

Your Time Has Not Yet Come

 “Now I know without a doubt that the Lord has sent his angel and rescued me from Herod’s clutches and from everything the Jewish people were hoping would happen.” (Acts 12:11) After reinstating Peter, Jesus predicted the kind of death Peter would die: “Very truly I tell you, when you were younger you dressed yourself andContinue reading “Your Time Has Not Yet Come”