Monthly Archives: February 2018

Remembering

Donald R. Elly, M.Div. It is tempting to focus on the conflict between Jesus and the sellers, buyers and money changers that had become part of the temple culture in the time of Jesus but what caught my attention was … Continue reading

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Now You Have It; Now You Don’t

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. Peter is everyone who glimpses the truth then sees it evaporate. Now you have it, now you don’t.  Frustrated at Jesus’ strength and clarity of vision, Peter reacts to Jesus words.  One moment Peter is … Continue reading

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Growing in the Spirit with Jesus

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. What is your promise to yourself and God in this Lent?  What does it mean to go forward to receive the imposition of ashes?  Most often this is a moment to become aware of our … Continue reading

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Listen!

Donald R. Elly, M. Div. Then a cloud overshadowed them, and from the cloud there came a voice, “This is my Son, the Beloved; listen to him!” Suddenly when they looked around, they saw no one with them anymore, but … Continue reading

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