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The Carpenter and the Cross – Good Friday’s blessed irony

[From the archives, a blessed irony.] God became a carpenter who worked with wood and nails, and was then nailed to two pieces of wood. Yet he knew this gruesome irony before time began and submitted to it just the same. … Continue reading

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The Last Supper: lessons of love for the Apostles and you

[From the archives, a look at lessons Jesus taught before and after Easter Sunday.] Getting Personal John paints a portrait of Jesus in words of love. Not so much about John’s love for his Savior, but words of his Savior’s love … Continue reading

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Pilate’s Wife – a gospel woman worth remembering

Originally posted on Challenging Tertullian:
Let’s just say this: Too many women go unnamed in the Bible. You know what I mean? While it’s true that some men are not identified (the paralytic in Mark 2:1-12 comes to mind), it seems…

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Spring Now and Spring Eternal

He who was seated on the throne said, “I am making everything new!” (Revelation 21:5.) Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here! (2 Corinthians 5:17.) ***

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Resurrection Greetings this Easter Day!

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he … Continue reading

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The Last Supper: Easter Lessons of Love for John, Peter and You

[Updated from the archives.] Getting Personal John paints a portrait of Jesus in words of love. Not so much about John’s love for his Savior, but words of his Savior’s love for him. Dear friends, let us love one another, for … Continue reading

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Easter in 2 Parts

[From the archives.] Easter, part one: The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come … Continue reading

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The Dark Easter of 1974

Easter Sunday of the year I turned 14 was the darkest Easter I ever experienced, because April 4, 1974, was the day my mother died. It’s fitting for me that today, April 4, 2015, falls on the Saturday between Good … Continue reading

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The Blessed Irony of Good Friday

A gruesome irony: God became a carpenter who worked with wood and nails, and was then nailed to two pieces of wood. Yet he knew this gruesome irony before time began and submitted to it just the same. And being found … Continue reading

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Resurrection Greeting (and a touch of Easter humor)

The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified. He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and see the place where he … Continue reading

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