Monthly Archives: April 2009

The curse of "comfortable"

Apr 29, 2009 Richard Gotthardt Who doesn’t want to be comfortable?  You’ve got your comfortable chair at home, right?  I do! Your favorite shoes (non-fashion wise) are what?  Super comfortable.  We adjust anything we can- computer screens, the seat in … Continue reading

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What's After Easter?

Apr 15, 2009 Richard Gotthardt All this build-up, anticipation, expectation… and then the big event!  No, not talking about Tax Day, cause who gets excited for that, except for some weary CPA’s?  I’m talking about Easter, of course. Depending on … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Good Friday Apr 10, 2009 Richard Gotthardt Good Friday Matthew 27:27-54 The events of these hours, with such stark and vivid brutality, so excruciating, are yet filled with a poignancy and tenderness.  We enter as distant observers, removed by millennia … Continue reading

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Thursday of Passion Week

Thursday of Passion Week Apr 09, 2009 Richard Gotthardt Thursday of Passion Week John 13:1-20 We enter territory that is familiar to many of us, and with familiarity often comes superficiality.  We know the story, we’ve done the routines, we … Continue reading

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Wednesday of Passion Week

Apr 08, 2009 Richard Gotthardt Wednesday of Passion Week Mark 14:1-2 Now the Passover and the Feast of Unleavened Bread were only two days away, and the chief priests and the teachers of the law were looking for some sly … Continue reading

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Tuesday of Passion Week

Apr 07, 2009 Richard Gotthardt Tuesday Mark 14:1-11 Jesus’ anointing at Bethany This is a scene in the gospels that needs to be entered into with all of our senses, not simply our analytical minds.  So let’s set the scene … Continue reading

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Scripture on Jesus' Final Week- Passion Week

Scripture on Jesus’ Final Week- Passion Week Apr 06, 2009 Richard Gotthardt  The Last Week Year Location Event Scriptures A.D. 30 Sunday Jerusalem The Triumphal Entry Mt 21:1-11 Mk 11:1-10 Lk 19:29-44 Jn 12:12-19 A.D. 30 Monday Jerusalem Jesus curses … Continue reading

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