>The chorus used in this is also used in one of my most favorite movies, “Glory,” about the black unit that fought, and mostly perished, in the Civil War. Thanks to RAY ORTLUND
>You’ve probably heard the message; you’ve probably seen the video; but perhaps, like me, you’ve not seen them together:
>I guess this video has gone viral, but only this morning did I see it…I don’t want to risk you not seeing it, so watch it…and pass it on…even as we focus on the One who died in our place, let’s keep this video going in prayer that it might save a life for whom He died…and rose again!
>Thanks to my buddy Roger Howe for reminding me of this…a “blast from the past” worthy of reflection:
>Woke up early this day, rolled around bed, did a lot of praying, especially for the man who committed his life to Christ in my office yesterday…and for a host of other matters. Burdened for “sincere” religious people, who sincerely believe they are okay with God, but display no evidence of salvation other than by being what the world calls “good.” Matthew 7.22ff remains the most frightening passage of scripture.
Then fired up the computer and found this:
On this Saturday (while I was in bed I thought of the rather bizarre book titled “Silence of the Lambs,” and that prompted me to think that this “in-between-dash” (between Good Friday and Resurrection Sunday) could be called “The Silence of The Lamb.”
Praying much that Spirit of God would honor His Word cast forth as pastors seize the moment to present the Gospel.
Oh, and on a personal note, this Resurrection Day will be even more special than usual for Jane and I, as Jacob (who turns 8 April 10) will be baptized during morning worship.
>It’s the “dash” between Good Friday and Easter/Resurrection Day. I urge you to carve out a few minutes, get the family together, and enjoy, and be blessed by…and remind yourself never to get “used to” Amazing Grace: