Tag Archives: atonement

Finished!

As you consider the crucifixion today, I wonder if you might consider what is finished? What needed to be paid for or covered in your life? Why would Jesus have needed to go to the cross for you? Each of … Continue reading

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Gospel Revelation

Some might think that the events of Jesus’ life unfolded in a chain of action – reaction moves leading up to his arrest. We see today that Jesus knew and told his disciples exactly what would happen in advance regarding … Continue reading

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Hard Truth Christmas Story

Fire and brimstone Jesus has no place in the 21st century, and that’s why we need him. The punishment that brought us peace was on him. Hard truth. Hard truth of Christmas. We go astray, Jesus takes the bullet, and … Continue reading

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Glimpse of Glory

We often walk by, overlook, or take for granted God’s expressions of glory here on earth, increasingly losing our sense of reverence before God as our world offers more and more shiny baubles for us to admire. Today we see … Continue reading

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Outside the Camp

Jesus ushered in a new and living way for us to approach God when he suffered outside the city gate. We are to go to him outside the camp because although his own did not receive him, all who do … Continue reading

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Good Friday Fixin’

Jesus paid our debt for sin and took our guilt upon himself to give us the unequivocal certainty of relationship with and righteousness before the perfect, holy, Almighty God.  Let us fix our eyes and hearts and lives upon Jesus, … Continue reading

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From Balancing Scales to True Freedom

Many believe they are ready to meet God because their good outweighs their bad.  God’s truth is that all have sinned and fall short of his glory.  The standard isn’t the balance of scales, it is God’s holiness and glory.  … Continue reading

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