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Confronting the Claims of Christ at Easter

Jesus once asked his followers “who do people—and who do you—say that I am?” (Mark 8:27-29.) C.S. Lewis, in his book Mere Christianity, noted that our options are limited when considering the claims of Jesus Christ: either he was (or is) a Liar, … Continue reading

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The Word of Faith

“Then Jesus, calling out with a loud voice, said, ‘Father, into your hands I commit my spirit!’ And having said this he breathed his last.” Luke 23:46 Jesus had just given up his body to be beaten, tortured, mocked, shamed, and crucified. Hanging … Continue reading

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The Word of Victory

“He said, ‘It is finished,’ and he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.” (John 19:30) Notice two things in this verse: First, the obvious: whatever Jesus was meant to accomplish on the cross—he did it! As Hebrews 1:3 says, “After making purification … Continue reading

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The Word of Humanity

“I thirst.” (John 19:28) Simple words; complex truth: Jesus was God in the flesh. Jesus was fully human. In these words of his on the cross, his humanness was fully revealed. Have you ever truly thought about this—that the eternal, creator … Continue reading

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The Word of Separation

“Now from the sixth hour there was darkness over all the land until the ninth hour. And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, ‘Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?’ that is, ‘My God, my God, why … Continue reading

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The Word of Obedience

“When Jesus saw his mother standing there beside the disciple he loved, he said to her, ‘Dear woman, here is your son.’ And he said to this disciple, ‘Here is your mother.’  And from then on this disciple took her into his home.” (John 19:26,27) … Continue reading

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The Word of Salvation

“One of the criminals who were hanged railed at him, saying, ‘Are you not the Christ? Save yourself and us!’ But the other rebuked him, saying, ‘Do you not fear God, since you are under the same sentence of condemnation? … Continue reading

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The Word of Forgiveness

The Word of Forgiveness “Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they are doing.’” Luke 23:34 Imagine yourself nailed to a cross, after having been savagely beaten, mocked, shamed. Imagine further that you were innocent of all charges; … Continue reading

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In the Volume of the Book it is Written of Me – Jesus

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Go Make Disciples (Matthew 28:16-20)

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