Scripture Reading for Today: John 21:1-14 (read it here) Reflect By returning to their fishing boats, these disciples are turning their backs on their responsibility to be fishers of men, and returning to what they knew—making a living with fishing, despite having been visited by the risen Jesus and receiving
Scripture Reading for Today: Luke 24:35-48 (read it here) Reflect Given the presence and testimony of the Emmaus disciples, we would think that the gathered disciples would be well prepared for Jesus to appear in their midst. But rather than making them happy, Jesus’ sudden appearance startles and terrifies them.
Scripture Reading for Today: John 20:11-18 (read it here) Reflect Mary fails to recognize Jesus. Perhaps her vision is clouded by tears, perhaps her grief so overwhelms her that she cannot think clearly, or perhaps, since she came looking for a dead man, her mind is incapable of recognizing a
Scripture Reading for Today: 1 Peter 3:19; 4:6 (read it here) Reflect On Holy Saturday, Christians remember that while his dead body was lying in a tomb, Jesus’ soul “descended into the dead,” as the Apostle’s Creed says. It’s traditionally known as the “harrowing of hell,” when Jesus announced salvation to all