Posts Tagged ‘Good Friday’

Abandoned by the Father By Tami Heim

Abandoned by the Father for Our Sins Today Christ followers observe Good Friday and remember the day when Jesus was abandoned by the Father. It was on this day Jesus become the final sacrifice for the sins of the whole world. In Robby Gallaty’s book, The Forgotten Jesus: How Western Christians should Follow an Eastern…

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The Atoning Death

The marvel of heaven and earth, of time and eternity, is the atoning death of Jesus Christ. This is the mystery that brings more glory to God than all creation. ~ C. H. Spurgeon As they led him off, they made Simon, a man from Cyrene who happened to be coming in from the countryside,…

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The Mind and Intent of God

A reading from John 19:23-39, The Voice As Jesus was being crucified, the soldiers tore His outer garments into four pieces, one for each of them. They wanted to do the same with His tunic, but it was seamless—one piece of fabric woven from the top down. So they said, Soldier (to other soldiers): Don’t…

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Vacancy: A Cross for Everyone

Who, but the God of all imagination, could take the cross, the most barbaric tool of execution, and turn it into a symbol of hope and faith, a signature of all that is good in the world? There is a wealth of understanding to be discovered in the cross. In the historical account of Jesus’…

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