Good Friday, Indeed

On Good Friday, we hear a lot about the Cross of Jesus, but not a whole lot about our own crosses. Jesus made it explicitly clear that if we were to be His disciples, we would have to take up a cross and follow Him (Matt 16:24, Mark 8:34, Luke 9:23). If you...

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4 Amazing Benefits of the Cross

  The Cross of Jesus Christ. From its beginnings, the Cross has exemplified Christianity. Once an instrument of terror, the Cross is now a cherished symbol in many parts of the world. It tops our churches, hangs on our walls and dangles from people’s necks.   How did that happen? What was the process that turned the Cross from a sign of...

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Offense of Grace

  Here we go again. Audrey Jarvis, a 19-year old student at Sonoma State University in California, was working for a campus organization when a supervisor told her to remove a cross necklace she was wearing. According to Jarvis’ attorney, Hiram Sasser of the Liberty Institute, Audrey was working for the university’s...

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Symbol of Hope

  “Faster than a speeding bullet…more powerful than a locomotive…able to leap tall buildings in a single bound! I have been a Superman fanatic since I was a burr-headed boy. Every day after school, I would rush home—fly, if you will—to catch The Adventures of Superman with George Reeves in the...

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Three Parades

  The parade route begins near the twin towns of Bethpage and Bethany, less than two miles from Jerusalem and winds into the Holy City. The Grand Marshal is an unlikely hero – a rustic from a blue-collar town up north, the son of a woodworker. In keeping with his...

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