Parallel Stories

Parallel Stories

“Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour…And behold, the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. And the earth shook, and the rocks were split. The tombs also were opened.” (Matthew 27:45, 51-52) As...
With Us

With Us

“And he came to her and said, “Greetings, O favored one, the Lord is with you.” (Luke 1:28) No angel in sight right now bringing us that startling announcement he brought to Mary. No light filling our room or surprising us with a face to face encounter of the heavenly...
Truth Be Known

Truth Be Known

“Do not be afraid, Zechariah, for your prayer has been heard, and your wife Elizabeth will bear you a son, and you shall call his name John.” (Luke 1:13) “I don’t believe you.” “This can’t possibly be true.” “Show me some proof.” Ever hurled those accusations at God?...
Stellar

Stellar

“When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy. And going into the house the saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him.”  (Matthew 2:10–11) The wise men should make us weep. They come to light in the gospel narrative...