You’ve likely already been asked (or asked someone else) this question today: “So, how was your Easter?” Around the water cooler or over coffee, we recount our big day: where we went to church, what was on the menu, was…Continue Reading
Jonathan Edwards writes:
So Christ, our second surety (in whose justification all whose surety he is, are virtually justified), was not justified till he had done the work the Father had appointed him, and kept the Father’s commandments through all…
Martyn Lloyd-Jones writes:
The Resurrection is the great announcement of the momentous fact that Christ has finished the work He came to do. He is no longer "under the law." He is back in glory. Why? Because He has done…
In this book, John Piper has gathered from the New Testament fifty reasons behind the crucifixion of the Christ:
The most important question of the twenty-first century is: Why did Jesus Christ suffer so much? But we will never see… Continue Reading
“Your daughter has cancer.”
Those words still sting lemon juice on a paper cut. Tonight as I put Jada (six years old) to bed I asked her if she knew anyone who loved the Lord but still experienced pain and…Continue Reading
A sonnet by Don Carson on Matthew 27:45-46—
The darkness fought, compelled the sun to flee,
And like a conquering army swiftly trod
Across the land, blind fear this despot’s rod.
The noon-day dark illumined tyranny.
Still worse, abandonment by…
“So they took Jesus, and he went out, bearing his own cross, to the place called The Place of a Skull, which in Aramaic is called Golgotha. There they crucified him” (John 19:16-18).
One astonishing thing about the Gospel accounts…Continue Reading