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“Father, forgive them for they do not know…”

He prayed from that cross for sinner below!

Who tortured, tormented then nailed Him there!

Jesus, who did nothing but show His care! 189 more words



The tumult, the tears, Golgotha spread wide,

The horror, the rocks, the bleak mountainside!

The only way that Christ chose decisively

That frightful cross, it was for you and me! 224 more words


Forgive them?

Father, forgive them

they don’t know what they do

Father, forgive them

they do not have a clue

Father, forgive them

please take my life instead… 72 more words


Famous Last Words

Today I’m quoting some good books for Good Friday. I’m posting a day early because this is long and will take some time to read, but I think it’s time well spent, especially as a way to mark Holy Week if you’re into that. 5,480 more words

Faith And Doubt

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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