Category Archives: Jesus Christ

The unexpected glory of the cross

It’s hard to travel 100 miles in any direction in the world today without encountering the symbol of the cross.

The cross was first an instrument of torture and death reserved for traitors and violent criminals.

How strange it is that such a symbol can be found everywhere in the world as a form of art, jewelry and architecture. There is something incredulously astonishing about this reality!
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Only One did that for me…

How many Kings step down from their thrones? — Only One did that for me… Continue reading

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Not that we loved God…

Take a moment and reflect on this great truth in song. Continue reading

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There was darkness over all the land

Reference to three hours of darkness is another example of the authenticity of the gospel account as history. It is a detail you wouldn’t include if you were trying to make up a story. It could have easily been denied if it didn’t happen. But why three hours of darkness? Continue reading

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The unexpected glory of the cross

No symbol in the history of mankind has been more transformed than the cross. It’s hard to travel 100 miles in any direction in the world today without encountering the cross.

Originally invented as an instrument of torture and death reserved for traitors and violent criminals, strangely, the cross can be found everywhere in the world as a form of art, jewelry and architecture. Continue reading

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Restoring glory to the ordinary

Have you noticed how easily discontentment destroys joy and gratitude? I fear that the repeated emphasis on being radical for God can also give people the misguided feeling that the ordinary is either boring or some form of compromise. Let’s restore glory to the ordinary! Continue reading

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Two reasons for emphasizing the birth of Christ

“The crucial significance of the cradle at Bethlehem lies in its place in the sequence of steps down that led the Son of God to the cross of Calvary” (J.I. Packer). Continue reading

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