Tag Archives: Easter

The joy set before Him

We know what Jesus did, but why did He do it? What would motivate Him to suffer so unjustly, abandoned by His own, bearing the weight and sin of whole world in His own body? Why would anyone do this? … Continue reading

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Easter expectations

When Jesus rode into Jerusalem on the last week before what we now call “Easter,” what do you think the people expected Him to do? Think about that for a moment before reading on. Imagine Jesus riding into your city … Continue reading

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What a Glorious Day!

This is from a post I wrote back in 2016 because I thought it would be good followup to my last post. We’ve been been looking at how we see the atonement and what that view says about God. It was … Continue reading

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On atonement theories and the nature of God

I was in an interesting conversation over at Insanitybytes22’s blog with her post, “A Wrinkle in Time….” The subject was about the atonement. You might be surprised to hear this if you’ve only heard one version of the atonement but, … Continue reading

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You are here

The most astounding thing to me about what happened with the death, burial, and resurrection of Jesus Christ isn’t what He did for us, or even what He did as us, but what He did to us.  I will focus … Continue reading

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Resurrection power…living on the inside!

This new song by Chris Tomlin is a great reminder as we celebrate the Risen Christ.  Beloved of God, do you know what has happened to you because of Christ? You have resurrection power living on the inside! Not only … Continue reading

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Why did Jesus do it?

The next day a great multitude that had come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem,  took branches of palm trees and went out to meet Him, and cried out: ‘Blessed is He who comes … Continue reading

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Hallelujah for the Cross

I love what this song says to us. It’s not just what Jesus did for us, or what He did as us, but what He did to us. It means freedom from our tragic flaw and it means life everlasting. … Continue reading

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About Miracles

As Easter draws near,  it’s a good time to talk about its central component: the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In my recent posts, “Pulling Back the curtain on Materialism” and “God is not a god,” I tried to show incoherence of … Continue reading

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Splitting God

After the first atomic bomb was successfully detonated by the United States Army at 5:29 am on July 16, 1945 in the New Mexico desert, director of the Los Alamos Laboratory, J. Robert Oppenheimer responded to what he witnessed by quoting from the Hindu scripture, … Continue reading

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