Did Jesus Have Fun?

Did Jesus Have Fun?

Really, to know what true, glad confidence looks like, we need to look at Jesus…which may have some of us scratching our heads. The mystery of Him as fully divine yet fully human is confusing and abstract. It’s hard to know how to think about that! Imagining Christ as...
Did Jesus Have Fun?

Immersed in Wonder

You never saw him, yet you love him. You still don’t see him, yet you trust him—with laughter and singing. Because you kept on believing, you’ll get what you’re look forward to: total salvation. –I Peter 1:8-9 MSG Joseph, the earthly father of Jesus, is a...
Did Jesus Have Fun?

Rooted in Redemption

“’…You’re going to look at this place, these empty and desolate towns of Judah and streets of Jerusalem, and say, ‘A wasteland. Unlivable. Not even a dog could live here.’ But the time is coming when you’re going to hear laughter and celebration, marriage...
Did Jesus Have Fun?

She Laughed Twice

Not much good comes of eavesdropping. In Sarah’s case, not only did she get caught, she got exposed. Deep longing, weary of standing fast, she had let go of the child dream. Arms long-empty found other things to hold. But that didn’t stop the missing, the aching, the...
Did Jesus Have Fun?

Longing for Hilarity

…if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully. — Romans 12:8 NIV “Are you depressed?” The doctor didn’t even look up as he asked. The question caught me off guard because I hadn’t considered that possibility and, on consideration, really couldn’t tell. The answer I...