God’s Megaphone and a mocking voice!

“At noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. And at three in the afternoon Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” (which means “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”).  When some of those standing near heard this, they said, “Listen, he’s calling Elijah.” … Continue reading God’s Megaphone and a mocking voice!

Giving up!

I always avoided Lent as preparation for Easter because of the thought of giving up something! Many people do this, denying themselves something that brings them pleasure like chocolate, wine, coffee etc. The idea of banning something that I enjoy doing has always frightened me. Walter Brueggemann’s thoughts about this verse are something that I … Continue reading Giving up!