The Most Significant Words Ever Uttered: He Is Risen!

The Most Significant Words Ever Uttered: He Is Risen!

 Good Friday had come and gone. Jesus, God’s own son, had been rejected as the Messiah and crucified. Darkness had covered the earth in the middle of the day for three hours. A sudden split in the curtain separating the Holy of Holies from the common man created quite a stir amidst the temple priests. And an earthquake shook the area, causing rocks to split and graves to open. Many bodies of saints who had gone to their rest were raised. A centurion guard had even exclaimed, “This man really was God’s son!” (Matthew 27:54) Certainly the day was to go down in history as one to never be forgotten. (more…)

Why The Cross? A Look at Grace

Why The Cross? A Look at Grace

Easter will be upon us in a few days. As with every holiday, the stores have been packed with the items specific to it. In this case, there are eggs, bunnies, chocolate and crosses everywhere! Joy is in the air! However, for a Christian, Easter is both bitter and sweet. It marks the memory of the time in history when their Savior, Jesus Christ, died a horrific death on the cross. He was God’s son, who lived a sinless life yet was plotted against and died on that cross an innocent man.

WHY? Why did Jesus have to die? WHY THE CROSS?

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#Misery Needs Jesus’ Company

#Misery Needs Jesus’ Company

It was a rough week at my house. From ear infections to runny noses, from croupy coughs to bronchitis, from low-grade fevers to aching bodies, we had it all. As a stay-at-home mom to a two-year-old, I don’t have time to be sick, but when the toddler and I are under the weather at the same time. . .

Don’t think for one minute that I suffered in silence. Why would I when there’s an entire online world out there waiting to “Like,” “Favorite,” “Share,” “Comment” on, and “Retweet” my misery? So, like any self-respecting social media addict, I grabbed my smart phone between nose wipings and thermometer readings and shared my sickness. (more…)

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