Category Archives: Jesus

I Don’t Want to Die Until I Look More Like Jesus

I want more years on earth to be transformed into His likeness.

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The Most Surprising Lyric in Philippians 2: ‘Even to Death on a Cross’

It’s not just the FACT of Jesus’ death, but the MANNER that matters.

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The Battle That’s Bigger Than The Culture War

Fighting for your rights in society is pointless if you’re not fighting for righteousness in your heart.

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Give Me the Doubly Offensive Jesus, Please

Jesus said He came to call sinners to repentance. The church is offended that Jesus’ call is for sinners. The world is offended that He calls for repentance.

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The Multifaceted Diamond of Christ’s Atoning Work

Because the atonement is at the heart of who God is and what he has done for us, we can never fully exhaust the riches that flow from this event.

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Arms Outstretched

If He is so determined to stretch out His arms, let them be stretched out and nailed to the tree.

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Who’s the Real Seeker?

The story starts with a small s – seeker: Zacchaeus. But it becomes clear that there’s another dynamic in play. The seeker has become the sought.

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3 Ways We Try to Mask Death

We want to hold our nose, cover our eyes, plug our ears – anything to keep from thinking about the looming specter of death. We try to cover up the reality of death in one of three ways.

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God’s Commitment to Forgetfulness

No matter how flawed our heroes are shown to be in the Old Testament, they are presented at their best in the New.

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Book Notes: Jesus – A Theography / The Incomparable Christ / Who Is This Man?

I’ve always got a book about Jesus in my reading stack. Here are three I’ve read recently…

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