1. When Jesus appeared again to his disciples on that first Easter evening and again a week later with Thomas and the Emmaus disciples, what did Jesus show them? His hands.
  2. This day and its meaning provided the opportunity for an anonymous author to write a poem for Sheer Thursday about Judas' betrayal of Jesus.
  3. He represents our likeness, fulfills it, and so has the prerogative to reproduce his likeness in us.
  4. The number forty calls to remembrance narratives of God’s great acts of redemption, but also our conformity to and participation in those narratives.
  5. We are the fruit that grows from the branch, which extends from the trunk of the tree, which is rooted in the soil that it grows out of, which is all Christ.
  6. In the Word, you find peace. It proclaims peace first between you and God because of Jesus. That empowers you to deal peacefully with others and brings you peace of mind.
  7. God demonstrates his great love for us in the actions of Jesus, who came down into the flesh and soaked up all our sin.
  8. Jesus will lead us through the deep waters onto the dry land of that celestial shore, where he will wipe away every tear from our eyes.
  9. Jesus reveals to them again who He is. And that life can only be given when we feed on Christ.
  10. What’s the big deal about Jesus’ name?
  11. I didn’t see Christmas as a gift given to me to enjoy, I saw Christmas as a long list of expectations I needed to hold up to love those around me.
  12. Can you imagine Christmas from creation’s point of view?