Category Archives: Musings and ponderings

That Confusing Saturday

by: Carole L. Haines I can’t imagine how depressed those disciples must have felt when they awoke to the reality of Saturday morning. The day after having lived the most horrific day in history.  Good Friday is what we call … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Sufferings of Christ, 5

By: Carole L. Haines  “But He was pierced for our offenses,  He was crushed for our wrongdoings. The punishment for our well-being was laid upon Him, And by His wounds we are healed. All of us, like sheep, have gone astray, Each of us has turned to his own way; But the Lord has caused the wrongdoing … Continue reading

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Reflections on The Sufferings of Christ, 4

by: Carole L. Haines  Jesus Himself told us He must suffer, be handed over, and die:  “The Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes and be killed and be raised on … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Sufferings of Christ, 3

By: Carole L. Haines  However, it was our sicknesses that He Himself bore, and our pains that He carried; Yet we ourselves assumed that He had been afflicted, struck down by God, and humiliated. 1) But He was pierced for our offenses, 2) He was crushed for our wrongdoings; 3) The punishment for our well-being was laid upon Him, 4) And by His wounds we are healed. (Isaiah … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Sufferings of Christ

by: Carole L. Haines  As we reflect on our Precious Savior this Holy week. I want us to reflect on Christ’s actual triumphs in us through all He chose to suffer. We know He chose this path because we learned yesterday that He … Continue reading

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The After Party

By: Carole L. Haines  “Now the crowds going ahead of Him, and those who followed, were shouting, “Hosanna to the Son of David; Blessed is the One who comes in the name of the Lord; Hosanna in the highest!”  (Matthew 21:9)  The scene must have been remarkable to … Continue reading

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Innermost being: Rivers of Living waters

by: Carole L. Haines “The one who believes in Me, as the Scripture said, ‘From his innermost being will flow rivers of living water.’” (John 7:38)  Have you ever gotten a lesson in yourself? Yeah! I have been getting a big dose … Continue reading

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My Innermost being will rejoice

By: Carole L. Haines  My son, if your heart is wise, my own heart also will be glad, And my innermost being will rejoice when your lips speak what is right.  (Proverbs 23:15-16)  Not everyone is a parent, but in general we all have areas … Continue reading

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Innermost Parts: The Lamp of the Lord 

  By: Carole L. Haines  “The spirit of a person is the lamp of the Lord, Searching all the innermost parts of his being.” (Proverbs 20:27)  Our next stop for our reflections on our innermost being is found in the Book of Proverbs. … Continue reading

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Wisdom in our Innermost Being

By: Carole L. Haines  “Who has put wisdom in the innermost being, Or given understanding to the mind?” (Job 38:36)  We are continuing to reflect on what God calls us to in our Innermost being. The term “Innermost being” is only one word in the Original … Continue reading

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