Thomas; a week after Easter

Posted: April 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

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Thoughts with accent

About a week ago, we celebrated Easter. Twitter, Facebook and other social media were inundated with “He is Risen” type of messages. On that Sunday two thousand years ago, Jesus had risen from the dead, conquering sin and darkness. That day, after showing up to a few women, He appeared to His disciples. One of the disciples however, was missing from that meeting: Thomas. Though his fellow friends told him they had seen The Lord, Thomas responded with the famous doubtful words “Unless I see in His hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and put my hand into His side, I will not believe.” (John 20:24)

Today, a week later, Twitter, Facebook and the news outlets are flooded with a whole different type of messages: the economy, ball games, politics, spring break. Even…

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