Search ResultsDying and Rising with Christ Romans helps us see what a difference Christ’s resurrection and ascension make in the lives of believers, and highlights the role the Holy Spirit plays in our daily striving to become more like Christ. | | Advent Hope: Staying Afloat In this Advent reflection, the author ponders the challenge of offering real hope in the midst of difficult circumstances.
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See more hymns... Gift and Task This commentary on Matthew 3:1-12 suggests there is both gift and task in the life of a Christian, a life gifted by the Spirit and consequently produces the good fruits of the kingdom of God. | | To depart and be with Christ Commenting on Philippians 1:21-30, Christian Eberhart notes Paul's lack of fear of death (even a preference for it), due to his confidence that at the moment of death he would be united with Christ. | | Tear Open the Heavens ... preoccupations. There is one who was born, lived, died, and rose again so that creation might be made whole." | | Christian Funerals: Going to be with God Thomas Long makes a case for classic Christian funeral traditions. Howard Vanderwell and Leonard VanderZee offer pastoral considerations for planning funerals and memorial services. A feature story exploring the planning for Christian Funerals and Memorial Services. | | How the Tomb Becomes a Womb - Study Guide Baptism is a precursor to dying and rising with Christ. Study guide / adult Sunday school lesson. Reflection questions and liturgical material included. | | Baptism in Marilynne Robinson's "Gilead" A short quotation from Gilead by Marilynne Robinson that illustrates the beautiful, symbolic significance of water in baptism. |