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30
May

Is This is the Moment?

“Perhaps this is the moment for which you have been created…” Esther 4:14 Aloha! My name is Kyra, and I am excited to begin my first season at Camp Widjiitiwin as the Camp Admin for the summer and “intern” for the following eight months, whatever that means to Moose! I, like many...
17
Aug

Be a Caleb

Be A Caleb! This was said to me by a mentor many years ago. Why Caleb and not Joshua? I think it was because Caleb quietly did what was right and didn’t seek any fanfare.  Not much is written about Caleb. We know he went in to the promised land to spy it out with Joshua. He...
25
Mar

Good Friday – The Death of Jesus

Part 5: The Death of Jesus Two aspects of Jesus’ death have been the source of great controversy, namely, the nature of the wound in his side and the cause of his death after only several hours on the cross. The gospel of John describes the piercing of Jesus’ side and emphasizes...
24
Mar

Good Friday – The Scourging of Jesus

Part 4: Scourging of Jesus At the Praetorium, Jesus was severely whipped. (Although the severity of the scourging is not discussed in the four Gospel accounts, it is implied in one of the epistles (1 Peter 2:24). A detailed word study of the ancient Greek text for this verse...
23
Mar

Good Friday – Medical Aspects of Crucifixion

Part 3: Medical Aspects of Crucifixion With a knowledge of both anatomy and ancient crucifixion practices, one may reconstruct the probable medical aspects of this form of slow execution. Each wound apparently was intended to produce intense agony, and the contributing causes of...
21
Mar

Good Friday – Crucifixion Practices

Part 2: Crucifixion Practices Although the Romans did not invent crucifixion (the Persians did), they perfected it as a form of torture and capital punishment that was designed to produce a slow death with maximum pain and suffering. It was one of the most disgraceful and cruel...
21
Mar

Good Friday – Flogging Practices

Today begins a five day series on the week that lead up to Good Friday. We’ll cover the flogging, crucifixion, medical aspects, scourging, and death of Jesus. What happened to Jesus was a terrible thing for any person, but we need to recognize that this happened to the Son...
07
Sep

Staff Lessons Summer 2015

The Widji summer staff met yesterday (Sunday morning, September 6th) for our last time together. I shared from My Utmost for His Highest about the living waters that can flow out of us in Christ. A river reaches places which its source never knows. And Jesus said that, if we have...