Between Sundays

Following (and Being) God’s Signposts

Illustration: remix of Still life with Bible by Vincent van Gogh By Amanda Polewski When I first sat down with David Hanson to discuss starting up a young adults’ blog, we discussed how one of the questions that young adults wrestle with most frequently is “Am I following God’s path for me?” “Every day,” I […]

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Day 40: Holy Week

Illustration: Juliana Crownover By Kevin Dodge (email) Lent officially ends after forty days, leading us to Holy Week and the march to the cross. Holy Week is the most somber, penitential week of the whole church year, a time when we reflect on how our sin necessitated Christ’s death. In preparation for Holy Week, we […]

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Day 39: Union with Christ

Illustration: Juliana Crownover Therefore with all confidence we receive this as the Body and Blood of Christ. For in the type of bread the Body is given to you and in the type of wine the Blood is given to you, so that, partaking of the Body and Blood of Christ, you may become one […]

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Day 38: True Receptivity

Illustration: Juliana Crownover I have a friend these forty years past who has been practicing a realization of the presence of God…He says that by unwearying efforts, by constantly recalling his mind to the presence of God, a habit has been formed within him. It is of such a nature that, so soon as he […]

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Day 37: True Humility

Illustration: Juliana Crownover Observe diligently, daughters, observe diligently this point which I will tell you, for, because sometimes thinking yourselves so wicked may be humility and virtue and at other times a very great temptation. I have had experience of this, so I know it is true. Humility, however deep it be, neither disquiets nor […]

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Day 36: You are Gods

Illustration: Juliana Crownover Christ then is our righteousness by dwelling in us by the Spirit: He justifies us by entering into us, He continues to justify us by remaining in us. This is really and truly our justification, not faith, not holiness, not (much less) a mere imputation; but through God’s mercy, the very presence […]

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