Category Archives: Jesus

The Multifaceted Diamond of Christ’s Atoning Work

Because the atonement is at the heart of who God is and what he has done for us, we can never fully exhaust the riches that flow from this event.

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Arms Outstretched

If He is so determined to stretch out His arms, let them be stretched out and nailed to the tree.

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Who’s the Real Seeker?

The story starts with a small s – seeker: Zacchaeus. But it becomes clear that there’s another dynamic in play. The seeker has become the sought.

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3 Ways We Try to Mask Death

We want to hold our nose, cover our eyes, plug our ears – anything to keep from thinking about the looming specter of death. We try to cover up the reality of death in one of three ways.

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God’s Commitment to Forgetfulness

No matter how flawed our heroes are shown to be in the Old Testament, they are presented at their best in the New.

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Book Notes: Jesus – A Theography / The Incomparable Christ / Who Is This Man?

I’ve always got a book about Jesus in my reading stack. Here are three I’ve read recently…

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Good Friday Meditations

A collection of devotional thoughts for Good Friday and Easter

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Behold the Son!

On the sixth day, God had completed his work of creation. Now Jesus finished His work, as the spotless Lamb who died as our sacrifice.

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Behold Your King!

Look at King Jesus long enough and you’ll come to terms with a radically different conception of power.

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Behold the Man!

“Behold the man!” Pilate didn’t know what he was saying, but John the apostle did.

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