Posts by Bart Lipscomb

Posts by Bart Lipscomb

See!

Scripture Reading: Matthew 28:5-6 On the first sunrise of the week, Mary and Mary Magdalene were coming to visit Christ’s tomb. No doubt they were still numb from the events of the last few days. Their overwhelming grief at Jesus’ death hadn’t faded (Matthew 27:61). For them, the cross was not only a cosmological catastrophe, it was a personal one, too. So they came as…

For Eternity

Scripture Reading: John 17 Few things reveal more than a person’s final will and testament. It speaks volumes. For us, few things are as illuminating as what Jesus prayed the night before his death. John 17 is an undeserved gift. It’s a glimpse into an intimate conversation between Son and Father, which is why it’s so astounding to find ourselves in verse 24, right smack…

Fasting: Cultivating a hunger for God

“Mom, this meal is AMAZING!!! We should have this every day!” shouted my somewhat excitable 4-year-old at the dinner table. The volume immediately informed us, and possibly the rest of the neighborhood, how much he was enjoying supper. Even though his exuberance quickly faded, it served as a glimpse at the delight God intended for us to experience as we feast on him and…