Category: Victory

Musings on the Cross

Sometimes I receive devotional e-mail from my Christian friends.  There are different kinds, from sentimental poems to quotes from various theologians.  Especially around Easter, these are often vivid and devastating descriptions of the physical suffering which the Lord endured at…

Life Under Grace!

In His fullness we have all received grace after grace.  John 1:16 What is grace to me?  It is the freedom to be who I am in Christ Jesus.  Freedom to speak up for the Gospel of grace and it be…

New Creations in Christ

Psalm 51:1 & 17  Have mercy on me, O God, according to your unfailing love; according to your great compassion blot out my transgressions… The sacrifices of God are a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart. Watching people publicly…

Ugly, Beautiful Cross

In preparation of Easter, I have been reading the passage in Luke 18:31-34 where Jesus reminds his disciples of his coming death, and I think, “can I bear to read this again; it is so hard.” I dread the guilt…

Palm Sunday: Stampede

“The next day the huge crowd that had arrived for the Feast heard that Jesus was entering Jerusalem.  They broke off palm branches and went out to meet him.  And they cheered: Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in God’s…