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Resurrection. It is literally the epicenter of the Christian faith. It’s what many people claim is the center of history itself. On a linear timeline, that probably won’t be the case, but the statement rings true as it affects every moment, before and after. 1,728 more words

The Cross of Christ: To Gain His Bride

My father had a persistent question growing up: What was God’s deal? The old, old story went as such: God loved the world so much that He sent His only Son to die for us. 435 more words



My first reaction when I read this graphic on an Internet atheism community?

Yes, it is TERRIBLE that Jesus Christ (whom serious Christians believe is God’s divine son) had to die on the cross for me and everyone else who believes in Him. 476 more words


Jesus let go of his opportunity to be rescued so that he could rescue us

We had communion at Orchard Baptist yesterday and I experienced God’s love through it in a new and powerful way. We were also looking at the Psalms and I had been thinking in my preparation about how the emphasis in lots of the Psalms is on the word… 293 more words


Good Friday 2015: The Church of the Redeemer

This year I was honored to be asked to preach at The Church of the Redeemer for the Good Friday liturgy of the day.  The lessons can be found… 1,585 more words

Life In A Parish

Why did Jesus die?

For Good Friday, I’m reissuing a post I wrote a few years ago. And appropriately, this Good Friday (April 3rd) is exactly 1982 years to the day since the death of Jesus. 1,750 more words

Biblical Studies

Good Friday | Why did Jesus die?

Today is the most solemn day of the year, and Catholics spend it in prayer, fasting and abstinence.  Why do we do it?  What is the significance of Jesus dying on the cross? 449 more words

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