Tag: Atonement

The Wondrous Cross

Now I would remind you, brothers, of the gospel I preached to you … that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures (1 Corinthians 15:1,4). When I survey the wondrous cross on which the Prince […]

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Five Minute Friday: Hard Love

Five Minute Friday’s prompt for today: Hard Love With it being Good Friday today, my thoughts turn toward the ultimate outpouring of the greatest love ever, our Savior’s death on the cross. The purest, most complete love that ever existed. And yet, how hard is it for us to lay aside our foolish, preconceived ideas, […]

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His Robes for Mine

When was the last time you found wonder in your salvation? When was the last time you marveled at the magnitude of what took place in order to free you from sin’s wrath and eternal damnation? When was the last time you gave thanks to God for His wonderful sacrifice of becoming man and dying […]

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Eternity

Preface: Many of you know I write poetry. I also follow several poetry blogs, which provide weekly writing prompts (words, themes, images) for our musing and inspiration. This week, one of them (Sunday Scribblings) provided the word ‘eternity’ for a prompt. And after musing over the word for a day, I started wondering about eternity […]

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Hymn to a Gracious Sovereign

Have you ever considered the great resources we have within the pages of our hymnals? Have you ever thought of using one as a part of your personal quiet time with God? Although the lyrics of our hymns are not divinely inspired on the level of Scripture, the authors must have had some divine guidance […]

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Ashamed of Jesus?

“But I am not ashamed, for I know whom I have believed, and I am convinced that he is able to guard until that Day what has been entrusted to me” (2 Timothy 1:12). Lord Jesus, shall it ever be, a mortal man ashamed of Thee? Ashamed of Thee whom angels praise, Whose glories shine […]

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Whiter than Snow

Hidden within every snowstorm is a promise, a reminder of our purity in Christ: “Come now, let us reason together, says the LORD: though your sins are like scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they shall become like wool” (Isaiah 1:18). By Christ’s death on the cross […]

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