The 7 Last Words of Christ | “Forgive Them”

32 Two others, who were criminals, were led away to be put to death with him. 33 And when they came to the place that is called The Skull, there they crucified him, and the criminals, one on his right and one on his left. 34 And Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do.” And they cast lots to divide … Continue reading The 7 Last Words of Christ | “Forgive Them”

Lent Day #34 | Propitiation

This could very well be the one word that has impacted my understanding of Jesus’ life, sacrifice and resurrection. In short, this word incapsulates the central promise of the Gospel. There are three realities that converge in the universe requiring the Gospel. The first is divine holiness. The second is human sin. The third is the resolution of the first two realities. We will look … Continue reading Lent Day #34 | Propitiation

“Faith is…” Series, Pt. 3 | Faith is… Rejoicing in the Mercy of God

6 The Lord works righteousness and justice for all who are oppressed. 7 He made known his ways to Moses, his acts to the people of Israel. 8 The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love. 9 He will not always chide, nor will he keep his anger forever. 10 He does not deal with us according to our … Continue reading “Faith is…” Series, Pt. 3 | Faith is… Rejoicing in the Mercy of God

Romans Series (Pt. 21) – Romans 5:6-8

Our Great Weakness (5:6) After giving us a brief lesson about perspective we move into a short discussion about the condition of the lost soul. He describes humanity as being weak and ungodly. These are not very flattering references, but we have to see ourselves as God does in order to understand why we need Him.  The hardest part of salvation is coming to terms … Continue reading Romans Series (Pt. 21) – Romans 5:6-8