Search
  • jheimsoth

Who Are We to Question?

“By what authority are you doing these things?” they asked Mark 11:28


Today is Ash Wednesday, a day to make us aware of our guilt and Jesus’ love. The religious leaders of Jesus’ time were in no position to demand that Jesus explain himself, neither are we. Before Jesus our best move is to fall to our knees in humility and gratitude. Jesus could demand our lives at any time, but he chose to sacrifice his own. This great act of love was for you and me. It is a privilege to wear the sign of the cross marked in ashes today. It is one small way to honor him who gave us life. Jesus, forgive me for the times I think you need to answer to me. I lay my life down before you. AMEN.

6 views

Recent Posts

See All

We Don't--Jesus Does

Parents are not to be put to death for their children, nor children put to death for their parents; each will die for their own sin. Deuteronomy 24:16 I’m not sure what to think. God is gracious in th

Don't Take Advantage of People

Do not take a pair of millstones—not even the upper one—as security for a debt, because that would be taking a person’s livelihood as security. Deuteronomy 24:6 Back then when you loaned someone money

Providing Dignity -- & Help

Do not deprive the foreigner or the fatherless of justice, or take the cloak of the widow as a pledge. Remember that you were slaves in Egypt and the Lord your God redeemed you from there. That is why

  • Twitter Social Icon
  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Instagram

Trinity Lutheran Church

323 Scott Street; Monroe, Michigan 48161