Tag Archives: Jesus paid for our sins

Have to Remember

A friend of mine was recently talking about the terrorist attacks of September, 11, 2001. He said he did not like seeing pictures of those horrible events, but he felt like he had to look at them occasionally so that … Continue reading

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Clean Exchange

The Ledger Independent, a daily newspaper in Maysville, Kentucky, has a mascot, Ponto the office dog. Ponto has daily words of wisdom that he imparts to subscribers of the newspaper. Here is one of Ponto’s most recent musings—“You don’t get … Continue reading

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Magnetic Cross

I’ve always appreciated the people who have erected crosses along the highways. Usually they are seen in threes, one for each of the robbers, the one in the middle for Jesus. The crosses always make me think of Jesus and … Continue reading

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Torn in Two

Matthew’s gospel records the fact that the moment Jesus died “…the curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom…” (27:51). The purpose of the curtain in the temple was to keep people from coming into the … Continue reading

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Calvary

There are a couple of words in the English language that are very similar—cavalry and Calvary. These words are often mistakenly used for one another, even though they have very different meanings. Cavalry is a group of soldiers. In Western … Continue reading

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The Cost of Paradise

My wife and I have a friend who recently began a new job in Hawaii. Ever since she accepted the position, she joyfully anticipated her move to this tropical paradise. She reminded us often (too often if you ask me!) … Continue reading

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Show of Respect

Jackie Ray Cooper was buried this past Tuesday. Mr. Cooper had been County Judge-Executive of Lewis County (KY) for 16 years. The funeral procession drove by the courthouse on the way to the cemetery. It was heart-warming to see many of … Continue reading

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