October 19, 2017

The Fourth Station: Jesus Sees His Mother

Scripture In the sixth month of Elizabeth’s pregnancy, God sent the angel Gabriel to Nazareth, a town in Galilee,  to a virgin pledged to be married to a man named Joseph, a descendant of David. The virgin’s name was Mary.  The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with […]

The Third Station: Jesus Falls the First Time

Scripture “We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all” (Isaiah 53:6, with references in the Meditation to Matthew 27:27-31, Mark 15:15-20, John 19:17,18, Psalm 38:4, Leviticus 16:5-22, 2 Corinthians 5:21, Romans 5:10, Ephesians 5:14). Meditation […]

The Second Station: Jesus Receives His Cross

Scripture Then the governor’s soldiers took Jesus into the Praetorium and gathered the whole company of soldiers around him. They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him,  and then twisted together a crown of thorns and set it on his head. They put a staff in his right hand. Then they knelt in front of […]

The First Station: Jesus is Condemned to Die

Note: Saturday Ramblings is taking a two-week hiatus in order to present the Stations of the Cross. You will be able to read a Station each morning through Good Friday. Your Rambler will be back, I promise. The Christian’s life is, in actuality, one long pilgrimage. We are pilgrims walking a road that leads through death […]