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The Passover

As the Lord prepared to deliver his people, the Israelites, out of bondage in Egypt, he sent a series of plagues upon the Egyptian people. The last, and most terrible, of these ten plagues was to kill the firstborn sons … Continue reading

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The Thing about Sin

I am not sure we spend enough time thinking about sin, which is strange since it is all around us. We are so accustomed to experiencing other people’s sin–not to mention committing a few of them ourselves—that we are in … Continue reading

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Smelly Business

I heard about a couple of fellows who had separate run-ins with skunks that proved to be quite unpleasant. The first guy was riding on a lawnmower close to the woods when he got hit by a shower of stink … Continue reading

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The Depth of His Suffering

It’s difficult to try to understand the full scope of the suffering Jesus experienced when he died on the cross to pay for the sins of mankind. Dr. Jack Cottrell, professor of Theology at Cincinnati Christian University, explains it this way: “If Christ … Continue reading

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Atonement

“My dear children, I write this to you so that you will not sin. But if anybody does sin, we have one who speaks to the Father in our defense—Jesus Christ, the Righteous One. He is the atoning sacrifice for … Continue reading

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