Reflections on Palm Sunday, Holy Week, & Eternal Rest
God commanded a day of leisure to the ancient Hebrews, and on that day they were compelled to rest from all their labors and to actively remember that on the seventh day God Himself rested from all His labors. This seems significant to me. The ancient Greeks were different from all other ancient people in
A walk on a cool, winter afternoon can be bracing. The crisp, cool wind blowing along the street pierces straight to the bone. The extremities of your face stiffen as the chill reaches them. Green needles wave on pine branches as the wind passes through them. A single sentence passes into my mind, on this
A while back we hosted a conference called A Contemplation of Rest in which we asserted that a Christian education has to take place in a state, not of anxiety, but of rest. Others, like Christopher Perrin and Sarah Mackenzie, have also been highlighting this idea and I can’t recommend their work highly enough. Dr.
And you had compassion on those who were bound, and you endured with joy the seizing of your goods, knowing yourselves to have a better and an enduring substance. Do not, therefore, lose your confidence, which has a great reward. For you have need of patience, so that, accomplishing the will of God, you may