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Tag Archives: The Cross

God So Loved…Me…You

For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.  John 3:16 Oh! What a promise John 3:16 is! God is Love. He loved His creation so much that He sent His Son…to live amongst His children…to teach and …

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The Burden of this Cross

Then Jesus told His disciples, “If anyone would come after Me, let him deny himself and take up his cross and follow Me.   Matthew 16:24 ἀπαρνέομαι aparneomai to forget one’s self lose sight of one’s self and one’s own interests disown, abstain Jesus’ words strike a hard cord in me.  I am called to follow …

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Why, oh Why?

A bruised reed He will not break, And smoking flax He will not quench; He will bring forth justice for truth.  Isaiah 42:3 (+ Matthew 12:20) He will tend His flock like a shepherd; He will gather the lambs in His arms; He will carry them in His bosom, and gently lead those that are …

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Green Wood or Dry Wood?

But turning to them Jesus said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for Me, but weep for yourselves and for your children.  For behold, the days are coming when they will say, ‘Blessed are the barren and the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed!’  Then they will begin to say to …

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Rushing Mighty Wind

The God who made the world and everything in it, being Lord of heaven and earth, does not live in temples made by man, nor is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives to all mankind life and breath and everything.  Acts 17:24-25 And suddenly there came a …

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From Burden to Praise

Now when they drew near to Jerusalem and came to Bethphage, to the Mount of Olives, then Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, “Go into the village in front of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her. Untie them and bring them to Me.  If anyone says …

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Sheep and Shepherds

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.  Psalm 23:1 רָעָה ra`ah shepherd to tend a flock; i.e. pasture it; intransitively, to graze (literally or figuratively); generally to rule; by extension, to associate with (as a friend):—× break, companion, keep company with, devour, eat up, evil entreat, feed, use as a friend, make friendship …

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Jesus — Propitiation for My Sins

God, You have blessed me with Your Word, Your Truth.  You teach me as I walk with You and learn Your ways.  You are showing me that by my sins, Your wrath is real.  Yet, by my sins, Your love and mercy and grace are strong and beautiful.  You sent Your Son for me.  You …

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United with Him

What shall we say then? Are we to continue in sin so that grace may increase?  May it never be!  How shall we who died to sin still live in it?  Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?  Therefore we …

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Humiliation… Humility… Humble

“The sufficiency of my merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient.”  St. Augustine Pondering “humility” and “humiliation” has reminded me of times in my life when I was humiliated.  Like when I was in high school and got caught talking to the girl next to me after she asked me a question …

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