Do You know a Christian Atheist?

It would be easier to never mention this, but it seems there are lots of Christian Atheists these days. Perhaps, you know one? Perhaps, you are one? You may be a Christian Atheist if you say you are a Christian, but you, in fact, live as if you don’t believe God is real (the GodContinue reading “Do You know a Christian Atheist?”

It seemed reasonable to me, but….

The man who reclined at the table, so long ago, listening to Jesus teach, thought it sounded great! He exclaimed, “Blessed is he who shall eat in the kingdom of God!” (Luke 14:15) He was ready to make his dinner reservations in Heaven. But our honest Savior wanted the man (and all of us) toContinue reading “It seemed reasonable to me, but….”

HE IS RISEN!

The ground shook with supernatural tremor. I wonder did the distraught, discouraged disciples suspect something when they felt it? The angels appeared. The mighty Roman soldiers fell like dead men. The stone was rolled away. The grave was empty.Death had been defeated.The Way was Made!Victory was complete. JESUS IS RISEN! Can you imagine the utterContinue reading “HE IS RISEN!”

Good Friday. How could this be GOOD?

The picture is horrific. Our eyes want to turn away. We know. We’ve heard the story. We’ve been told, it’s not about bunnies but about a bloody cross. That day, that Good Friday, that day that looked anything but “good” – that day everything changed. Early in the morning on the day Jesus would beContinue reading “Good Friday. How could this be GOOD?”

The Day Before Jesus Would Die

The day before Jesus would die. The precious Messiah bends down to wash His disciple’s feet then takes the bread and the cup of Passover with the men in the upper room… knowing, full well, He would soon be their perfect Lamb. The Lamb. The Perfect Lamb… soon it would be His blood spilling outContinue reading “The Day Before Jesus Would Die”

Palm Sunday. But how could they so quickly change?

With smiles on their faces and exuberant expectation, the crowds waved the palm branches shouting, “Hosanna” which literally means, “Save Please!” and then, just a while later, that same crowd would scream, “Crucify Him!” And we question, “How could they so quickly change?” How could they question the famous one, the Miracle Maker, who hadContinue reading “Palm Sunday. But how could they so quickly change?”

Two criminals. Which one are you?

Those two criminals.Bleeding.Bruised.Guilty. In the Savior’s final moments, one criminal hung on each side of Him. Those two represent all of us.We are each likeoneor the otherof them. It’s no accident, this true picture. There they were.So close to Jesus.Can you imagine? They both knew who He was.But only one of them would be saved.Continue reading “Two criminals. Which one are you?”

Have you denied Jesus?

We’ve all been offered Jesus. We’ve been offered His saving blood, His forgiveness, eternity with Him. (John 3:16) He came. He died. He stands with open arms ready to save all who will call on His Name to forgive their sins and cleanse them from all unrighteousness. (1 John 1:9) He is the way, theContinue reading “Have you denied Jesus?”