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The Gentle Savior · 1M ago

God Has Been Good to Me

*** Return to your rest, my soul, for the Lord has been good to you. For you, Lord, have delivered my soul from death, my eyes from tears, my feet from stumbling, that I may walk before the ...
The Gentle Savior · 1M ago

Not the Women You Expected

December brings us all back to the gospels to reread the narratives about the birth of Jesus. Matthew interests me because his gospel tells us about the visit of the Magi and all the trouble...
The Gentle Savior · 1Y ago

Jesus, Mary and Martha in John’s Gospel

I’m spending a little more time in the Jesus-Mary-Martha stories on the blog this month, because I recently ran across an interesting article that interprets John 11 through a more literary ...
The Gentle Savior · 1Y ago

Five Women in the Messiah’s Bloodline

I loved this post by Cara Strickland on the Junia Project blog last month. She said it so well that I thought I would share an excerpt with you here: Recently, I heard a sermon preached almo...
The Gentle Savior · 1Y ago

Good Reads for the Soul

This lovely holiday season also coincides with the close of another year, and it has me reflecting a bit. I feel like I’ve been doing some stretching and growing spiritually over the past 12...
The Gentle Savior · 1Y ago

What a Friend We Have…

Remember that old hymn, “What a Friend We Have Jesus?” The lyrics speak of him bearing our sins and griefs, knowing our weakness, being the one to whom we can take everything in prayer — our...
The Gentle Savior · 1Y ago

Domestic Violence: A Christian Issue

I’m heading over to Charlottesville’s Shelter for Help in Emergency this Friday night for my monthly volunteer shift, so the topic of domestic violence is on my mind. Plus, I wanted to share...
The Gentle Savior · 1Y ago

Who in the World Is Junia?

Greet Andronicus and Junia, my fellow Jews who have been in prison with me. They are outstanding among the apostles, and they were in Christ before I was. (Romans 16:7 NIV 2011) Since the da...
The Gentle Savior · 1Y ago

Losing Her Life and Finding It

The disciple Joanna was the topic of a post here a few months ago. I’ve learned so much more about her since then, and I’m excited to share with you the rest of the story. All the credit for...
The Gentle Savior · 1Y ago

The Women Disciples — There’s More!

In this post we will look in more depth at the presence of the women disciples toward the end of Luke’s Gospel and consider their significance. We’re following up on a previous post, “Jesus ...