The Resurrected Life, Part 1…

Go here to read my latest column for HM Magazine.

Here’s a sneak peek…

…Do not let your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in me … Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you …” John 14 is a beautiful passage that tells of some of the final moments Jesus spent with His disciples —His closest friends — before His suffering began. He spoke words of comfort, strength and peace; He knew He faced His death on the cross, the grave, then the resurrection (when he would see them again) and, ultimately, His ascension to the Father. When He was speaking, He was offering comfort and strength because He knew there was about to be pain and disappointment for His disciples. Conversely, He also knew there was hope because of his coming resurrection. He was making it clear, before any of the events took place, that “… because I live, you will live also.” We see the prophetic words of Christ, here; the disciples did not know what was coming. While we know the end of the story, they certainly did not…

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