GOOD FRIDAY: Jesus said, "It is finished." (John 19:30)
Jesus gave up His spirit on the cross on Good Friday. He had
accomplished His mission. He came to earth, God in the flesh, born to
die for us--to offer forgiveness for our sins, and eternal intimate
relationship with God for those who believed. He invites us into the
Holy of Holies, to worship Him at the mercy seat, His throne of grace.
Do YOU believe?
So the story begins with a young woman who marries a young man. On their first Easter together, they decide to cook a ham. The wife asks her husband if he will cut off the ham bone before she bakes it. When the husband asks “Why,” the wife replies, “That’s the way my mother cooked ham.” The husband suggests they should call her mother to find out why she cut the ham bone. When his mother-in-law answers the phone, she informs them, “That’s just the way my mother used to cook the ham.” Next, the husband suggests they call grandmother to find out why she cut the ham bone. When grandmother answers, she explains that her ham was too big for the pan, so she always had to cut off the bone to make it fit. After they hang up, the young husband and wife realize their ham will fit into the pan. Therefore, there is no reason to cut off the ham bone. The moral of the story is that some “traditions” may have originated to solve a unique problem for a given situation, but were never meant to be pass…
Spotlight on 'Women in Apologetics' Conference January 11-12, 2019*From Ratio Christi's Blog, Nov. 15, 2018
Laurie Stewart is president of Women in Apologetics (WIA), a Christian non-profit organization focused on equipping, encouraging, and educating women in Christian apologetics. WIA purposefully gives women a chance to share content that is theologically, philosophically, and apologetically centered, and supports women in the church who are interested in learning how to think deeply and intelligently about their faith. Many of Ratio Christi’s women, from national staff to our field workers, are associated with WIA.
For these reasons, we're excited about The Second Annual Women in Apologetics Conference. It will take place at Biola University in La Mirada, California, January 11-12, 2019, and will also be live-streamed.
The members of WIA made a great choice in Laurie as their president. She is an attorney, mediator, law school professor, Christian apologist, and p…