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At the Centre of the World

I was warned by everyone that the church of the Holy Sepulchre was crowded, religious, oppressive and generally a bit disappointing. We had only arrived in Jerusalem the day before and decided to make our pilgrimage to this most holy of all Christian sites early in the morning. 382 more words


The powerful, permanent work of the cross

The cross is the great sign, the reality from which every other sign becomes like a shadow, outlining that reality but lacking its complete form. The hour of Jesus brings a work that has eternal consequences. 6 more words

Bible Study

The incredible power of the crucifixion

The irony of Jesus’ crucifixion is often lost in a couple of poorly translated words. We often just don’t know what to do with the words in that context, so it ends up being that Jesus was crucified with a couple of thieves. 52 more words

Bible Study

Prayer: For Grace to Bear Suffering

Galatians 2:20
I have been crucified with Christ
It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me
And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God… 209 more words


DayBreaks for 7/21/14 - The Purpose of Spit

DayBreaks for 7/21/14 – The Purpose of Spit

He ordered Jesus flogged with a lead-tipped whip, then turned him over to the Roman soldiers to crucify him. 559 more words

Christian Illustrations

Write Hard and Clear About What Hurts

There’s a quote I love by Ernest Hemingway. I think about it every time I write. I think about it every time I pray. I think about it every time I lead a small group or give a message. 1,908 more words

Broken and Poured Out

And while he was at Bethany in the house of Simon the leper, as he was reclining at table, a woman came with an alabaster flask of ointment of pure nard, very costly, and she broke the flask and poured it over his head.  646 more words