Category: Cross

Being human is not a sin

Those wonderful lyrics above from Canadian singer songwriter Gordon Lightfoot carry deep meaning in view of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and how it has been distorted. It seems that the best preachers and prophets are not inside the institution called the church but are outside it’s walls. […]

A coal from the fire

Our God is a CONSUMING FIRE and what do you think He consumes? Flesh. All that is a stumbling stone to us His fire –He Himself–consumes so that it is gone from us. When Jesus was offered up as a sacrifice for our sin it was in fulfillment […]

Love’s Exchange

This post delves into the exchange God wrought when Jesus took you and me into Himself giving His own self story to us as our own self story if we are willing to receive it. Gal 2:20 I am crucified with Christ: nevertheless I live; yet not I, […]

We preach Christ crucified

The Apostle Paul preached Christ crucified. What does that mean? 1Co 1:23 but we preach Christ crucified, to the Jews a stumbling block and to the Greeks foolishness, 1Co 1:24 but to those who are called, both Jews and Greeks, Christ the power of God and the wisdom […]

Jesus becomes our sin

2Co 5:21  For He made Him who knew no sin  sin for us, that we might become the righteousness of God in Him. The Father made Jesus sin for us. What an amazing thought!! Not the verb sin, but the noun sin. Father made Jesus our sin that […]

Empty

Having the knowledge of your emptiness sets you free. Only the weak attract God’s grace Only the poor, the needy, the outcast. What a show we put on with all of our strength- it is all pretending. It is all a puff of wind, stubble ready to be […]

Lift up your burnt sacrifice

Morning and Evening Israel were to offer a burnt offering to the LORD. The Burnt offering rises as a soothing aroma to the LORD. It speaks of the righteousness and perfection of Jesus Christ Himself. Jesus was crucified at 9am, the time of the morning burnt offering and He died at 3pm as the evening burnt

It’s the blood of Christ

It’s the blood of Christ that answers every accusation against us. It more than answers the accusatory voice…it smashes it into submission. Every accusation of the Law that was contrary to us, that was against us, accusing us of failure in the sight of God has been quashed. […]

Allow God to approve you

Posted on August 30, 2012 “1Th 2:3 For our appeal to you does not spring from deceit, impure motives, or trickery. 1Th 2:4 Rather, because we have been approved by God to be entrusted with the gospel, we speak as we do, not trying to please people but […]