Weekly Sanctuary

Pruned by the Father’s Hands

By britton sharp / July 18, 2021

John 15:1  “I am the true vine, and my Father is the vinedresser. Every branch in me that does not bear fruit he takes away, and every branch that does bear fruit he prunes, that it may bear more fruit.”   A friend recently told me about a fascinating conversation he had had with a…

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By britton sharp / July 11, 2021

A beautiful part of resurrection is and will be restoration.  Resurrection is the restoring of life; the restoring of relationship.   I feel a deep, almost desperate need for restoration, for this “bringing something back to its original condition, returning something to its original owner, returning something to an unimpaired or improved condition.”    From…

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Resurrection reality

By britton sharp / July 4, 2021

Resurrection.    That word is very attractive to me, especially now. I’m hungry for Resurrection. There’s been so much difficulty over the last year, so much Death and Burial. I’m so very ready for some new life.   Resurrection is a radical word and an even crazier reality. Throughout my life, in church and in…

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