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Anastasis

Something strange is happening- there is a great silence on earth today, a great silence and stillness. The whole earth keeps silence because the King is asleep. The earth trembled and is still because God has fallen asleep in the flesh and he has raised up all who have slept ever since the world began….

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Easter Came Down

I recently completed another freelance-ish Easter series entitled Easter Came Down. This is essentially a heavily stylized interpretation of the Anastasis icon, or Christ’s Descent into Hell. In this icon Christ is depicted, enveloped in glory, bursting into the realm of darkness and death and rescuing the entombed Adam and Eve to bring them to…

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The Remedy

This latest installment in my series of paraphrases by the early church fathers comes from St. Ambrose of Milan. Ambrose (Ambrosius) was born around A.D. 340 to an old Roman family which also had ancient ties to Christianity. His father (also named Ambrosius) held the prefecture of Gallia, and Ambrose was set to follow in…

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Credulous

I created this piece after thinking about the seeming impossibility of flight. Yes, I realize there is a lot of physics involved which allows this to be a possibility. Nevertheless, it’s still a little disconcerting to think that I might be riding in a 500 ton aluminum cage that is hurtling through the air at…

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The End

This week I was given an opportunity to share and Easter reflection as part of the GPS Insights blog at my church. You can read a truncated version here, while the full length version is below. “Look, I am coming soon! My reward is with me, and I will give to everyone according to what…

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