Good Friday_-_God Is Dead

Good Friday God Is Dead: We Killed Him! “God is dead. [...] And we have killed him. How shall we comfort ourselves, the murderers of all murderers? What was holiest and mightiest of all that the world has yet owned has bled to death under our knives: who will wipe this blood off us? What water is there for us to clean ourselves?” (1) I don’t know much about Nietzsche and his writings. So I won’t venture to try commenting or explaining them, or justifying or condemning him. Nevertheless, I fin...
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Good Friday, Isaiah 53

Good Friday Isaiah 53 “See, my servant… Many were amazed when they saw him.          His face was so disfigured he seemed hardly human,          and from his appearance, one would scarcely know he was a man. […] My servant grew up in the Lord’s presence like a tender green shoot,          like a root in dry ground.There was nothing beautiful or majestic about his appearance,          nothing to attract us to him. He was despised and rejected—          a man of sorrows, acquainted with deepest...
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Good Friday Psalm 22a

First published on April 14, 2017. Good Friday – Psalm 22a For the choir director: A psalm of David, to be sung to the tune “Doe of the Dawn.” My God, my God, why have you abandoned me? Why are you so far away when I groan for help? Every day I call to you, my God, but you do not answer. Every night I lift my voice, but I find no relief. Yet you are holy, enthroned on the praises of Israel. Our ancestors trusted in you, and you rescued them. They cried out to you and were saved. They trusted ...
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