Month: April 2019

Hosanna

To get to the root of why Jesus rode a donkey we need to read passages in Deuteronomy, Psalms, Zechariah, and Luke. The date for each passage is very approximate, but they are each separated by about 400 years which is a recurring measurement of time in the Bible.

The law of discipleship

First, let’s look at this primary law of discipleship from Jesus: Luke 9:23-24, Then he [Jesus]said to them all: “Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me. For whoever wants to save their life will lose it, but whoever loses their life for me will save it.

Play skillfully

All that we, as followers of Jesus Christ, do should be done as unto the Lord (Colossians 3:23). So, whether we are cleaning toilets, sewing buttons on a homeless man’s coat or performing in an Easter cantata we need to learn and practice that skill, so we do the job well: “Play skillfully…”

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