John 10:22-30 – The 4th Sunday of Easter â€“ for Sunday, April 17, 2016.
â€œThe Jewish opposition circled around him and asked, “How long will you test our patience? If you are the Christ, tell us plainly.” (John 10:24)
In the months before Easter, the bunny escapades unfold. We smile. We smirk. Believers or not, we all suffer the bunnies.
I shopped at my local grocer and there they were: on posters or candy wrappers, bunny paws pointing to overpriced chocolate treats, and bunny ears angled to tease the shopper into buying eggs.
Of course! Easter + Bunny = decorated egg. I get it.
A week or so before Easter, I placed my food items onto the checkout counterâ€™s conveyor belt.
The clerk grinned and asked, â€œAre you ready for Easter?â€
â€œI donâ€™t think I ever am,â€ I replied.
â€œYeah, Iâ€™ve gotten my chocolate bunnies and stuff to color the eggs. Iâ€™ll be ready.â€ She rang up my total, grinned again.
Now itâ€™s after Easter. Continue reading →