Tag Archives: Jesus’ sacrificial death

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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Changed Forever

Abraham Zapruder would never forget what happened on November 22, 1963. Zapruder was excited about President Kennedy’s visit to Dallas that day, and he took his movie camera with him to record the president’s motorcade as it went past. Little … Continue reading

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Covering Our Mistakes

A delivery truck recently left a package on our front porch. However, the package wasn’t addressed to us. It should have been delivered to our neighbors up the street. It’s no problem for me to take the package to my neighbor. … Continue reading

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Meaningful Death

On a recent trip to Washington, D.C., my wife and I visited Arlington National Cemetery. As we moved through the grounds, we took notice of the distinctive grave markers. The symmetry of their color, shape, size and alignment is quite … Continue reading

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We Remember

My wife and I recently visited Washington, D.C. for a week. Knowing we would be walking around outdoors a lot, I searched for a hat to protect my bald head from the sun. I found a Boston baseball cap that … Continue reading

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Trading Places

Imagine a condemned criminal nervously pacing back and forth in his cell the evening of his execution. Publicly, he has denied his guilt, but privately he knows that his crimes were so terrible that he deserves the death penalty. The date … Continue reading

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Simple Reminder

When the Israelites entered the promised land, the Lord had them to set up 12 stones as a reminder of what the Lord had done for them. This simple memorial would be used to tell the story of God’s goodness … Continue reading

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Valuable Sacrifice

A man recently entered a hospital in Toledo, Ohio to donate a kidney to his older sister. However, a nurse accidentally disposed of the kidney. Doctors tried to save the organ, but University of Toledo Medical Center spokesman Toby Klinger … Continue reading

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Welcome Substitute

When I was a scrawny 12-year-old, I used to tag along with some older boys and men who had a slow pitch softball team. Occasionally, they would be short of players, and in their desperation, they would actually let me … Continue reading

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Payment Due

Yesterday I drove past a mailbox that was designated for receiving bills. The resident had cleverly put the mailbox on a pole that was about 20 feet tall. The prankster is trying to convey the idea that if the mail … Continue reading

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