I have been crucified with Christ; and it is not longer I who live but it is Christ who lives in me.
Jesus said to her, “Mary!” She turned and said to him in Hebrew, “Rabbouni!” Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, “I have seen the Lord,” and she told them that he had said these things to her.
So he (Joseph of Arimathea) rolled a great stone to the door of the tomb and went away. Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were there sitting opposite the tomb.
When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing beside her, he said to his mother, “Woman, here is your son.” Then he said to the disciple, “Here is your mother.” And from that hour the disciple took her into his own home.
John 19: 26-27
If you will listen carefully to the voice of the Lord your God, and do what is right in his sight, and heed to his commandments and keep all his statutes, I will not bring upon you any of the diseases I brought upon the Egyptians; for I am the Lord who heals you.
Then those who went ahead and those who followed were shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!”
…our competence is from God who has made us competent to be ministers of a new covenant, not of letter but of spirit; for the letter kills but the spirit gives life.
2 Corinthians 3:6
Word and Image
offers two parts of my morning ritual, scripture and visual art. I make no
attempt to related the two (as I do in my daily quote and blog entries) and
yet, sometimes that will happen, for as we know God works in mysterious ways.