When Jesus dies so do the dreams of those who counted on Him. Experience with Jesus’ disciples their Saturday of lost hopes.Read more
Ninety-eight and a half, a week away from eternity, and no interest in Jesus. He didn’t know he was about to make a last minute entrance into paradise.Read more
Sometimes suffering and joy coexist. Jesus suffered the agony of the cross for the joy set before Him. What was that joy? Gaining intimacy with us.
The cross is love in action. There Jesus lives out God’s law by loving God, loving His “neighbors” (soldiers, thief, mother, and friend), and loving us.
Each Good Friday I open Robert Doares’ book to gaze at his drawing of the crucifixion. I stand with Doares behind the cross and see what Jesus sees.Read more
Bolted into a socket in front of the platform of the Presbyterian Church of Old Greenwich, Connecticut stands a 5-foot bulky wooden cross. It’s intrusive. The preacher has to walk around it before the congregation can see him. The message is clear: this church wants the cross to intrude into our lives.Read more
At Christmas Jesus left heaven. At the cross heaven left Jesus. Both were costly gifts.