Posts from March 2021

Posts from March 2021

April-Month of the Military Child

Purple up! April is designated as Month of the Military Child – a time to honor the sacrifices made by military families worldwide, with an emphasis on the experience of the dependent children of military members serving at home and overseas. To help your congregation or organization celebrate this month here are a few resources. An insert  prepared by Lutheran Military Support Group for your church bulletin MilitaryChild.org has some wonderful ways to assist you. A. Coloring Activity for Sunday…

Behold Your King!

Rejoice greatly, O Daughter of Zion! Shout, Daughter of Jerusalem! See, your king comes to you, righteous and having salvation, gentle and riding on a donkey, on a colt, the foal of a donkey (Zechariah 9:9). The Roman troops deployed to Jerusalem in the province of Judea did not know that this day would be called Palm Sunday. They were, however, very aware that the festival of the Passover was approaching. They could expect big crowds to jam city streets.…

NO!

“O Jerusalem, Jerusalem, you who kill the prophets and stone those sent to you, how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, but you were not willing” (Matthew 23:37). Some parents say the first word their sweet child offered to them was “No!” It might even have been a determined “No!” made with a vigorous shaking of the head. It mattered little if mom used soothing words to encourage…

Look At This

And being found in appearance as a Man, He humbled Himself and became obedient to death—even death on a cross! (Philippians 2:8) It has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words. But words can paint pictures, too. Maybe that’s why the Bible uses so many word pictures. Jesus used parables to explain the mysteries of the Kingdom of God. The Gospel writers painted vivid scenes of the life and death of him as the Savior of the…