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“Standing By The Cross” (John 19:25 message)

One of my favorite stories of the Civil War is of a Union officer whose unit was coming under particularly heavy fire from the Confederate cannon.  Someone rode up to him and said they thought they knew why they were … Continue reading

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“What Jesus Came To Do For You” (I Peter 3:18 sermon)

For the last several years, the social media platform “Twitter” has been gaining in popularity over “Facebook,” although the two are very different.  One of the interesting things to see on Twitter is the biography that each person uses to … Continue reading

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Stand By And See

“But Moses said to the people, ‘Do not fear! Stand by and see the salvation of the LORD which He will accomplish for you today; for the Egyptians whom you have seen today, you will never see them again forever.’” … Continue reading

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The Stumbling Block of the Cross

“But I, brethren, if I still preach circumcision, why am I still being persecuted? Then the stumbling block of the cross has been abolished.” (Galatians 5:11) Paul makes it clear in this verse, that it is the cross of Jesus … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ Crucified

You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?” (Galatians 3:1) In his rebuke to the Galatians, Paul references the central theme of the Gospel that he had shared with them, which … Continue reading

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Standing By The Cross

“Therefore the soldiers did these things. But standing by the cross of Jesus were His mother, and His mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Cleopas, and Mary Magdalene.” (John 19:25) Don’t miss this little phrase in the narrative which describes … Continue reading

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The Man In The Middle

“There they crucified Him, and with Him two other men, one on either side, and Jesus in between.” (John 19:18) The physical arrangement of Jesus and the two thieves on the three crosses could not possibly have been a random … Continue reading

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