Monthly Archives: April 2009

Was Jesus Mean?


  Was Jesus Mean? Ray Pritchard   I confess to never having thought about the question until a friend raised it in an email recently. Was Jesus mean? The answer, obviously, is no. I think the question is meant to … Continue reading

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The Word of God in the Hands of Man


  The Word of God in the Hands of Man R.C. Sproul     It was many years ago when my grandmother related to me games that she played as a little girl in the 1880s. One game she mentioned … Continue reading

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The Intensity of Christ’s Love and the Intentionality of His Death


    John Piper   The love of Christ for us in his dying was as conscious as his suffering was intentional. "By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us" (1 John 3:16). If he … Continue reading

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The Satisfaction of the Cross


The Satisfaction of the Cross Rachel Olsen   “When he sees all that is accomplished by his anguish, he will be satisfied.” Isaiah 53:11 (NLT)           Devotion: Approximately 600 years before Jesus was condemned to the cross, the prophet … Continue reading

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The Message of the Cross


The Message of the Cross 1 Corinthians 1:17-25 Unbelievers cannot make sense of the cross as a symbol of God’s love. How could affection motivate a Father to sacrifice His Son? Many decide to ignore such "foolishness." Instead, they expect to enter … Continue reading

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Paul’s Four Criteria of the ‘Worshipping Unbeliever’


  Paul’s Four Criteria of the ‘Worshipping Unbeliever’ T.M. Moore   And He marveled because of their unbelief (Mark 6:6). At the very end of Paul’s second letter to the Church in Corinth comes an arresting exhortation from the apostle’s … Continue reading

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