archive-org.com » ORG » A » ANNEROBERTSON.ORG

Total: 343

Choose link from "Titles, links and description words view":

Or switch to "Titles and links view".
  • Because He Died | Anne Robertson
    King 1 John Courage Forgiveness of Sins The Catholic Spirit Hebrews Other Alden Bradford Oration On Pests Blog Posts Lost in Ashes Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven In the Pit Re membering Faith Shoveling Piles of White Stuff The Responsibility of Freedom Good Times Decision Time Be the Boss of You Because He Died more Home Blogs annerobertson2 s blog Because He Died Fri 04 18 2014 17 20 annerobertson2 We don t in the end love Jesus because he was resurrected We love Jesus because he died As I wrote my new book Introducing the New Testament one thing became increasingly clear to me As I wrote about Jesus the man Jesus the Jewish rabbi and Jesus the Christ I realized that although we Christians revere Jesus as the Christ and learn to live our lives through the teaching of Jesus the rabbi we sing songs like Oh How I Love Jesus because of Jesus the man And that emotion is thoroughly rooted in Good Friday While Good Friday church attendance makes clear that most people would like to avoid the dark and horror of crucifixion and go straight to the Hallelujah s of Easter morning we don t in the end love Jesus becaues he was resurrected We love Jesus because he died Jesus knew mocking and scorn a rigged trial flogging torture and death all endured as an innocent man because of the political fears and intrigues of others Jesus knew what it was like to have one of his closest friends betray him He watched all but a handful of his followers turn tail and run when the going got rough He knew the feeling of being abandoned even by God In short Jesus knew life at its darkest and worst which is exactly what we need when our own lives become unbearably dark When life has handed us not just lemons but poisoned lemons and we are gasping for breath in our pain grief and despair we do not want a Pollyanna singing Hallelujahs or blithely saying Everything happens for a reason What our souls need in that moment is someone else who has cried out My God my God why have you forsaken me We need someone who has been there Someone who knows what it s like because they have lived it Christians find that someone in Jesus and cling to him like he is the only one who understands In most cases he is Were You There When They Crucified My Lord resonates with those who have spent time in the dark It is no accident that this gut wrenching spiritual was born in the horrors of slavery Every slave was indeed there Certainly we are thankful for the resurrection of Jesus and the hope that it brings to each of us It is the central event of Christian faith and I honestly don t know how anyone gets through the death of a loved one without that hope The grief

    Original URL path: http://annerobertson.org/because-he-died (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive


  • Blogs | Anne Robertson
    Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians Here I Stand Resurrection of the Body The More Excellent Way What s It All About Ephesians Holy Catholic Church Philippians Christ the King 1 John Courage Forgiveness of Sins The Catholic Spirit Hebrews Other Alden Bradford Oration On Pests Blog Posts Lost in Ashes Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven In the Pit Re membering Faith Shoveling Piles of White Stuff The Responsibility of Freedom Good Times Decision Time Be the Boss of You Because He Died more Home Blogs Mon 06 17 2013 21 01 annerobertson2 Find All My Books and Videos Scroll through the carousel of my publications with direct links to Amazon Tags Random annerobertson2 s blog Read more Sat 05 15 2010 15 47 annerobertson2 Site Is Under Construction Egrets and cows in Florida My personal website needs a facelift and this is where I m working on it It will probably take months So if you ve ended up here and can t find what you re looking for please still use annerobertson com All the old stuff is still there Some has been transferred here and any new blog posts are only here Clear as mud Hopefully things will get sorted out soon Tags Random Thoughts annerobertson2 s blog Wed 02 10 2016 20 27 annerobertson2 Lost in Ashes Lent is a time when I used to respond to the call to give something up for 40 days But as life got harder and loss piled upon loss I began to resent being told that I had to give up something else for Lent Tags Ash Wednesday Featured grief Lent loss ritual SpiritWalkers Top Story annerobertson2 s blog Read more Fri 11 06 2015 19 34 annerobertson2 Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven YARD WORK AS VIEWED FROM HEAVEN overheard in a conversation between God and St Francis Tags Creation raking leaves Random Thoughts stewardship yard work annerobertson2 s blog Read more Thu 09 17 2015 20 07 annerobertson2 In the Pit For you do not give me up to Sheol or let your faithful one see the Pit Psalm 16 10 Tags Anne Robertson Darkness despair Featured grief hope Pit Psalm 16 10 SpiritWalkers Top Story annerobertson2 s blog Read more Mon 03 30 2015 16 28 annerobertson2 Re membering Faith The Communion of Saints Tapestry by John Nava Last summer the house I grew up in went on the market and I went to an open house Things had changed of course Some of the changes were intentional but mostly the house and lovely grounds were simply showing their age Small trees were large trees the basketball court was like an archaeological discovery in a jungle overgrowth The apple orchard was gone Tags Anne Robertson Communion of Saints Easter Featured Holy Week Luke 22 19 memory Passover remembering SpiritWalkers Top Story annerobertson2 s blog Read more Tue 02 10 2015 17 28 annerobertson2

    Original URL path: http://annerobertson.org/blog (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Find All My Books and Videos | Anne Robertson
    David The King Repents Kings Job Why Be Good Psalms Become Thanksgiving Lamentations Where is the Hope Ezekiel Can These Bones Live The Repentance of Believers Where Are The Shepherds Jonah A Big Fish Story Apostles Creed Sermons Matthew Booking Passage By Their Fruit Don t Go Back the Way You Came Epiphany Get Out of the Boat Guard Your Heart Is God Fair Jesus The Son Mount of Olives Sealed in the Tomb Temptations The Canaanite Woman Mark Blind Bartimaeus Clearing the Temple Eating With Sinners I Believe The Living Christ Whatever It Takes Luke Conceived By the Spirit Counting the Cost Going Out of Your Mind Mother of God Mt of Transfiguration Revealed Rock Concert The Duty of Constant Communion The Shepherd Channel The Shepherd Channel Transformation in Whoville Ups and Downs Who s In Charge John Immigration This Must Be the Place Wade in the Water Water Into Wine Lazarus Come Out Stay in the Machine Where are the Shepherds While It Was Still Dark Acts God s Cleansing Love Holy Spirit Sharing the Load Singing In Prison Romans Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians

    Original URL path: http://annerobertson.org/widget (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Random | Anne Robertson
    Why Be Good Psalms Become Thanksgiving Lamentations Where is the Hope Ezekiel Can These Bones Live The Repentance of Believers Where Are The Shepherds Jonah A Big Fish Story Apostles Creed Sermons Matthew Booking Passage By Their Fruit Don t Go Back the Way You Came Epiphany Get Out of the Boat Guard Your Heart Is God Fair Jesus The Son Mount of Olives Sealed in the Tomb Temptations The Canaanite Woman Mark Blind Bartimaeus Clearing the Temple Eating With Sinners I Believe The Living Christ Whatever It Takes Luke Conceived By the Spirit Counting the Cost Going Out of Your Mind Mother of God Mt of Transfiguration Revealed Rock Concert The Duty of Constant Communion The Shepherd Channel The Shepherd Channel Transformation in Whoville Ups and Downs Who s In Charge John Immigration This Must Be the Place Wade in the Water Water Into Wine Lazarus Come Out Stay in the Machine Where are the Shepherds While It Was Still Dark Acts God s Cleansing Love Holy Spirit Sharing the Load Singing In Prison Romans Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians Here I Stand Resurrection of the Body The More Excellent Way What s It All About Ephesians Holy Catholic Church Philippians Christ the King 1 John Courage Forgiveness of Sins The Catholic Spirit Hebrews Other Alden Bradford Oration On Pests Blog Posts Lost in Ashes Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven In the Pit Re membering Faith Shoveling Piles of White Stuff The Responsibility of Freedom Good Times Decision Time Be the Boss of You Because He Died more Home Random Mon 06 17 2013 21 01 annerobertson2 Find All My Books and Videos Scroll through the carousel of my publications with direct links to Amazon

    Original URL path: http://annerobertson.org/taxonomy/term/45 (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • annerobertson2's blog | Anne Robertson
    Acts God s Cleansing Love Holy Spirit Sharing the Load Singing In Prison Romans Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians Here I Stand Resurrection of the Body The More Excellent Way What s It All About Ephesians Holy Catholic Church Philippians Christ the King 1 John Courage Forgiveness of Sins The Catholic Spirit Hebrews Other Alden Bradford Oration On Pests Blog Posts Lost in Ashes Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven In the Pit Re membering Faith Shoveling Piles of White Stuff The Responsibility of Freedom Good Times Decision Time Be the Boss of You Because He Died more Home Blogs annerobertson2 s blog Mon 06 17 2013 21 01 annerobertson2 Find All My Books and Videos Scroll through the carousel of my publications with direct links to Amazon Tags Random Read more Sat 05 15 2010 15 47 annerobertson2 Site Is Under Construction Egrets and cows in Florida My personal website needs a facelift and this is where I m working on it It will probably take months So if you ve ended up here and can t find what you re looking for please still use annerobertson com All the old stuff is still there Some has been transferred here and any new blog posts are only here Clear as mud Hopefully things will get sorted out soon Tags Random Thoughts Wed 02 10 2016 20 27 annerobertson2 Lost in Ashes Lent is a time when I used to respond to the call to give something up for 40 days But as life got harder and loss piled upon loss I began to resent being told that I had to give up something else for Lent Tags Ash Wednesday Featured grief Lent loss ritual SpiritWalkers Top Story Read more Fri 11 06 2015 19 34 annerobertson2 Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven YARD WORK AS VIEWED FROM HEAVEN overheard in a conversation between God and St Francis Tags Creation raking leaves Random Thoughts stewardship yard work Read more Thu 09 17 2015 20 07 annerobertson2 In the Pit For you do not give me up to Sheol or let your faithful one see the Pit Psalm 16 10 Tags Anne Robertson Darkness despair Featured grief hope Pit Psalm 16 10 SpiritWalkers Top Story Read more Mon 03 30 2015 16 28 annerobertson2 Re membering Faith The Communion of Saints Tapestry by John Nava Last summer the house I grew up in went on the market and I went to an open house Things had changed of course Some of the changes were intentional but mostly the house and lovely grounds were simply showing their age Small trees were large trees the basketball court was like an archaeological discovery in a jungle overgrowth The apple orchard was gone Tags Anne Robertson Communion of Saints Easter Featured Holy Week Luke 22 19 memory Passover remembering SpiritWalkers Top Story Read more Tue 02 10 2015 17 28 annerobertson2 Shoveling

    Original URL path: http://annerobertson.org/blog/1 (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Site Is Under Construction | Anne Robertson
    Sword and Spear Sinning 101 The God Lens The Gospel According to David The King Repents Kings Job Why Be Good Psalms Become Thanksgiving Lamentations Where is the Hope Ezekiel Can These Bones Live The Repentance of Believers Where Are The Shepherds Jonah A Big Fish Story Apostles Creed Sermons Matthew Booking Passage By Their Fruit Don t Go Back the Way You Came Epiphany Get Out of the Boat Guard Your Heart Is God Fair Jesus The Son Mount of Olives Sealed in the Tomb Temptations The Canaanite Woman Mark Blind Bartimaeus Clearing the Temple Eating With Sinners I Believe The Living Christ Whatever It Takes Luke Conceived By the Spirit Counting the Cost Going Out of Your Mind Mother of God Mt of Transfiguration Revealed Rock Concert The Duty of Constant Communion The Shepherd Channel The Shepherd Channel Transformation in Whoville Ups and Downs Who s In Charge John Immigration This Must Be the Place Wade in the Water Water Into Wine Lazarus Come Out Stay in the Machine Where are the Shepherds While It Was Still Dark Acts God s Cleansing Love Holy Spirit Sharing the Load Singing In Prison Romans Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians Here I Stand Resurrection of the Body The More Excellent Way What s It All About Ephesians Holy Catholic Church Philippians Christ the King 1 John Courage Forgiveness of Sins The Catholic Spirit Hebrews Other Alden Bradford Oration On Pests Blog Posts Lost in Ashes Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven In the Pit Re membering Faith Shoveling Piles of White Stuff The Responsibility of Freedom Good Times Decision Time Be the Boss of You Because He Died more Home Blogs annerobertson2 s blog Site Is Under Construction

    Original URL path: http://annerobertson.org/node/4 (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Random Thoughts | Anne Robertson
    annerobertson2 s blog Fri 11 06 2015 19 34 annerobertson2 Yard Work As Viewed From Heaven YARD WORK AS VIEWED FROM HEAVEN overheard in a conversation between God and St Francis Tags Creation raking leaves Random Thoughts stewardship yard work annerobertson2 s blog Read more Tue 02 10 2015 17 28 annerobertson2 Shoveling Piles of White Stuff It keeps coming and coming and coming We ve barely dug out from one storm and the next one hits sending us back out with shovels snowblowers plows or just our own mitten bedecked hands to try to make a way simply to get out of our homes Tags Blacklivesmatter blizzard Boston racism Random Thoughts snow white privilege annerobertson2 s blog Read more Sun 01 11 2015 17 19 annerobertson2 The Responsibility of Freedom I mourn for the French in these days of fear and grief after the attacks on satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo I share their outrage at being attacked and killed for acts of self expression and I agree that two of the rights that are foundational to a democracy are freedom of speech and freedom of the press I support those principles and am exercising that right even now as I write this blog Attacks on liberty of any kind are always something that deserve a full throated response if society and the individuals within it are to grow and thrive Tags Anne Robertson Charlie Hebdo freedom of speech freedom of the press Random Thoughts The Interview annerobertson2 s blog Read more Wed 12 31 2014 17 15 annerobertson2 Decision Time All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given to us J R R Tolkien Fellowship of the Ring Tags Gandalf New year Random Thoughts Sabbath SpiritWalkers time annerobertson2 s blog Read more Sun 07 14 2013 17 59 annerobertson2 The Woman With Bows In Her Hair I was one of a legion of children who was shepherded through third and fourth grade Sunday School by Maybritt Muller In my day she didn t just teach she ran the whole department for those grades which comprised a number of classes Her passing on July 13 2013 has caused me to reflect and I post this as a tribute to her Tags Interfaith Maybritt Muller North Scituate Baptist Church Random Thoughts Sunday School Tolerance annerobertson2 s blog Read more Tue 04 16 2013 14 54 annerobertson2 Through Us Minuteman Statue in Lexington Mass In the poem entitled Concord Hymn Ralph Waldo Emerson called the first shot of the American Revolution the shot heard round the world That shot was fired in Lexington Massachusetts on April 19 1775 and Emerson s grandfather a local minister was the first man to show up gun in hand after the alarm was sounded Seventy six other men joined him By the time they reached Concord Mass they were 400 strong By day s end there were 3800 colonists engaged in the battle for freedom It is this first

    Original URL path: http://annerobertson.org/taxonomy/term/7 (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive

  • Ash Wednesday | Anne Robertson
    Ezekiel Can These Bones Live The Repentance of Believers Where Are The Shepherds Jonah A Big Fish Story Apostles Creed Sermons Matthew Booking Passage By Their Fruit Don t Go Back the Way You Came Epiphany Get Out of the Boat Guard Your Heart Is God Fair Jesus The Son Mount of Olives Sealed in the Tomb Temptations The Canaanite Woman Mark Blind Bartimaeus Clearing the Temple Eating With Sinners I Believe The Living Christ Whatever It Takes Luke Conceived By the Spirit Counting the Cost Going Out of Your Mind Mother of God Mt of Transfiguration Revealed Rock Concert The Duty of Constant Communion The Shepherd Channel The Shepherd Channel Transformation in Whoville Ups and Downs Who s In Charge John Immigration This Must Be the Place Wade in the Water Water Into Wine Lazarus Come Out Stay in the Machine Where are the Shepherds While It Was Still Dark Acts God s Cleansing Love Holy Spirit Sharing the Load Singing In Prison Romans Apart From the Law Maker of Heaven and Earth Tower of Love Who s the Judge 1 Corinthians Here I Stand Resurrection of the Body The More Excellent Way What s It All About Ephesians

    Original URL path: http://annerobertson.org/taxonomy/term/242 (2016-02-16)
    Open archived version from archive



  •