Category Archives: The Cross

Good Habits for Daily Living

We are creatures of habit, and our habits reflect our true selves because we all build our daily lives around our priorities and passions. We make time for what we truly value, building habits and routines around the things that … Continue reading

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Go FIRST to the Cross of Christ

One of my favorite books is the classic Pilgrim’s Progress written by the Puritan John Bunyan. I’ve read the book more than once. I have read it to my children, and had them read it for themselves. References from the … Continue reading

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The Cross of Jesus Christ

Branding. It’s a big deal. Experts will diligently work to brand you or your organization according to “the way you want folks to perceive you.” Hopefully, the way you want folks to perceive you is the way in which you should … Continue reading

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The Precious Blood of Jesus Christ!

“…The precious blood of Christ,” 1 Peter 1:19 Standing at the foot of the cross, we see hands and feet and side all distilling crimson streams of “precious blood.” It is “precious” because of its redeeming and atoning efficacy. Only … Continue reading

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The Crucified Life

The disciples were revulsed at the idea of a suffering Messiah because it made no sense; humanly speaking. Crucifixion was a repugnant, demeaning form of execution for the rabble of society. The idea that anybody who died on the cross … Continue reading

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Rahab’s Example

Yesterday we were encouraged to follow Ezra’s example. Today we consider Rahab’s example. What follows is a selection from Spurgeon’s morning and evening devotional, and an excellent thought on which to meditate, especially during the Passion week. Follow Rahab’s Example … Continue reading

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The Enemy Unmasked

In the preface of his book The Screwtape Letters, C.S. Lewis wrote: There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The other is to believe, … Continue reading

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Cling to the Cross!

“Nothing in my hand I bring, simply to the cross I cling.” Praise God for the truth that for our sake God made Christ to be sin, who knew no sin, so that in Him we might become the righteousness … Continue reading

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The Gospel

Last Saturday I was privileged to address students ranged in age from middle school to college, and my topic was sowing the seed of the Gospel. (Which explains my previous post!)  This post, and perhaps another one, are parts of … Continue reading

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Good Stuff

I haven’t blogged much lately, but check out the following links (and read or hear stuff much better than what I write). First, the NY Times printed a recent study done by the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute. The study … Continue reading

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