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Before the Cross of Jesus: A Criminal in Paradise

(a sermon for March 8, 2015, the 3rd Sunday in Lent; second in a series, based on Luke 23:32-43)

Let me begin this morning with a proposition: 2,221 more words


February 24 - Love Your Enemy

Matthew 5:21-48; Exodus 30-32; Proverbs 14

As I read the news and see what’s going on in the world, one of the stories that sends me into a rage is that which is happening in the Middle East right now. 377 more words

Devotional Thoughts

The Lord is More Interested in Your Character Than Your Comfort


The New Testament gives us a strange view of Jesus as He is praying also for all those who are driving the nails into His hands and feet and tormenting Him while He is on the cross. 2,013 more words

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The War Set Before Us: A Christmas Special

In a few short days the weapons of warfare will be packed away. Lawns and rooftops will be emptied of all those decorations and lovingly packed away, preparing for next year’s battle. 585 more words

Devotional Thoughts

Jesus Never Had to Say "I'm Sorry"

He came to do the Father’s will.

In humility and obedience He fulfilled all requirements of the law.

He personified the kingdom of God and His righteousness. 24 more words


mothers who grieve.

I have “met” many mothers who have written about the pain since the death of their child.

And they write about the further pain from people who have slowly distanced themselves. 703 more words

You have what it takes to forgive

When Jesus forgives those who had unjustly convicted him and nailed him on a cross to die, his prayer, “Father, forgive them, they know not what they do,” alludes to the reason all people sin—in the moment of making the sinful choice, the person steps out of God’s grace. 754 more words

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