The Cross

Articles about the Cross of Christ, or just the whole Gospel story. Things to consider and things to be in awe about.

Christmas Desire

Whom have I in heaven but You? And there is nothing on earth that I desire besides You. Psalm 73:25 (ESV) This time of year it is so easy to lust  after so much more then all we need. We should be careful to make this passage our prayer,...

Love Wins – A Century Old Response

Nearly 100 years ago Chambers had much to say about glorifying a single attribute of God, which many people and poor theologians [everyone is a theologian] do today, minimizing God to “The God of Love” only. This is a great response to the “Love Wins” debate sparked by Rob...

The Weight of Sin

It is far to often occasion for me, and perhaps you, that when I confess my sin to God it is so easy, quick, “Sorry, thanks” and move on, and I don’t really consider the weight of my sin, or what that might mean before the throne of God....

Salvation is for…

Often times we think how much The Cross was for us; Jesus came for us, for our salvation, for our redemption, for our sin problem, to make us new…etc. All of this is true, wonderful and the Gospel, but it is much deeper than that. God stepping into our...

It Was Defeat

There have been throughout history many people try to suggest that Christ’s death on the Cross was a payment to satan, as the Bible describes it as a ransom or a payment. The struggle many have had is that the bible doesn’t say whom the ransom is to, instead it focuses...

Personal Cross

How personal is the Cross to you? I’m not talking about the one you wear around your neck or hang on the wall. Not just a symbol or two pieces of wood either, but the Cross at Calvary, the act. I often sit and wonder at the Cross, think about the awesomeness...

Unworthy

For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die”¹ What a profound statement that can so easily be read over. Go back and read it slowly, let it sink in. It says that is is extremely rare to...

Resurrection

The Cross of Christ was simply amazing, it fully satisfied the wrath of God, the holy curse against sin was completely absorbed, Christ fulfill His obedience to the fullest and the price of our forgiveness was totally paid! I think amazing is such a small word to describe all that. But…Without the resurrection...

His Cross | a pleasing aroma

He chose it. The Cross. He chose. To be ashamed He chose. To be tortured To feel lonely, abandoned and forsaken. To take the weight, all of it, not just what His body could take. But more. To be the Lamb and have His blood pour out, literally. To...

This Love | Substitute

I dont know how often you think about the Cross of Christ. But as I thought about it this week, about how it should have been me yet Christ was literally a substitute in my place I had to stop and truly consider that. The thing is, often we...