On the sixth day of Holy Week, our True Lord suffered a violent death that echoes throughout eternity

It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon, while the sun’s light failed; and the curtain of the temple was torn in two. Then Jesus, crying with a loud voice, said, “Father, into your hands I commend my spirit.” Having said this, he breathed his last.…… Continue reading On the sixth day of Holy Week, our True Lord suffered a violent death that echoes throughout eternity

On the fifth day of Holy Week, our true Lord sat down and ate with His enemy

Then Satan entered into Judas called Iscariot, who was one of the twelve; When the hour came, he took his place at the table, and the apostles with him. He said to them, “I have eagerly desired to eat this Passover with you before I suffer; for I tell you, I will not eat it…… Continue reading On the fifth day of Holy Week, our true Lord sat down and ate with His enemy

On the fourth day of Holy Week, our true Lord condemned religious hypocrisy

In the hearing of all the people he said to the disciples, “Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and love to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honor at banquets. They devour widows’ houses and for…… Continue reading On the fourth day of Holy Week, our true Lord condemned religious hypocrisy

On the third day of Holy Week, our true Lord made them guess at His authority

One day, as he was teaching the people in the temple and telling the good news, the chief priests and the scribes came with the elders and said to him, “Tell us, by what authority are you doing these things? Who is it who gave you this authority?” He answered them, “I will also ask…… Continue reading On the third day of Holy Week, our true Lord made them guess at His authority

On the first day of Holy Week, our true Lord began His Triumphal Entry

After he had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. When he had come near Bethphage and Bethany, at the place called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of the disciples, saying, “Go into the village ahead of you, and as you enter it you will find tied there a colt…… Continue reading On the first day of Holy Week, our true Lord began His Triumphal Entry

the daily purge 3-23-18

”Woblongs blong but they dont blong wob!” * It can’t be a real woblong (an oblong, plastic throwing toy). It can’t even be a false woblong (a twisted piece of metal which, if thrown, could cause a serious injury). While fooding the cats this morning in the basement, The Purging Lutheran eyeballed this … it. I…… Continue reading the daily purge 3-23-18

the daily purge 3-22-18

James 4:14 Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away. The Purging Lutheran woke up at 10;30 this morning and all I could figure out is that I’m a vapor. Back to bed. OK, take two.…… Continue reading the daily purge 3-22-18

the daily purge 3-21-18

su·et ˈso͞oət noun the hard white fat on the kidneys and loins of cattle, sheep, and other animals, used to make foods including puddings, pastry, and mincemeat. or (Bird) suet is a high energy formulation of animal fat and other ingredients to attract insect eating birds. The Purging Lutheran had no idea I was feeding…… Continue reading the daily purge 3-21-18