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Killing Words

Four words are haunting me: “And their voices prevailed” (Luke 23:23). With these four words Luke described the irreversible wave of fury that crashed on Jesus. The multitudes had a choice. The crowd could have opted for Barabbas—the convicted insurrectionist and murderer. But instead they chose Jesus of Nazareth. Pilate’s feeble attempts could not persuade the mob otherwise: […]

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What the Cross Says

“To whom does the invitation of this cross come? It comes to the failures, the people who know they have gone wrong, the people who are filled with a sense of shame, the people who are weary and tired and … Continue reading

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Killing Words

Four words are haunting me: “And their voices prevailed” (Luke 23:23). With these four words Luke described the irreversible wave of fury that crashed on Jesus. The multitudes had a choice. The crowd could have opted for Barabbas—the convicted insurrectionist and murderer. … Continue reading

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A Good Friday Meditation

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What Was Happening at the Cross?

With Easter Sunday upon us the following reading from Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ Walking With God Day by Day seemed particularly meaningful. It answers the question, What was God in Christ actually accomplishing at the cross?: On the cross the Lord was reconciling us … Continue reading

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Have You Heard the Sermon of the Cross?

As I’ve mentioned in this blog before, Martyn Lloyd-Jones is one of my heroes. He has probably marked me more than any other gospel minister living or dead. I remember as a young undergraduate in college devouring his Preaching and Preachers over … Continue reading

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