Tag: Suffering

Luke 23:44-56 Ego Death?

So what does Jesus accomplish on the cross? According to Adyashanti, a writer whom I’ve mentioned before on this blog, the cross is the...

Luke 22:47-71 The Mind of the Martyr

I wonder if Jesus was really afraid, and if he really suffered.  I know that there’s some danger in saying this, because we take...

Luke 22:24-46  The Urgency of Hope

It is hard to read this portion of the Gospel without tears coming into my eyes. I think it’s Jesus saying, “Simon, Simon, listen!”...

Luke 13:22-35 The Narrow Door of Suffering

Yesterday I talked about how Jesus’ teachings provided an alternative to the other types of Judaism being practiced at his time. In an anxious...