Tag Archives: Good Friday

The Wonder of the Cross

With tomorrow being Good Friday, I have posted several thought-provoking, and I hope affection stirring, statements from various authors below. Commenting on Matthew 27:41-42, D.A. Carson wrote: “He saved others,” they said, “but he can’t save himself.” The deeper irony … Continue reading

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A Good Friday Meditation

Arise, my Soul, Arise by Charles Wesley Arise, my soul, arise; shake off thy guilty fears The bleeding sacrifice in my behalf appears Before the throne my surety stands Before the throne my surety stands My name is written on … Continue reading

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Reading for Easter

Here are some reading recommendations for the Easter season. (Also see last year’s list.) Lifted: Experiencing the Resurrection Life by Sam Allberry (Available at the church book table) Salvation by Crucifixion by Phil Ryken (Available at the church book table) … Continue reading

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A Hymn for Good Friday

I see the crowd in Pilate’s hall, their furious cries I hear; their shouts of “Crucify!” appall, their curses fill mine ear. And of that shouting multitude I feel that I am one, and in that din of voices rude … Continue reading

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Good Friday

I wanted to share a few of my favorite cross-centered quotes: “So in answer to the question, ‘Why the cross?’ we must say God’s holiness demanded it as punishment for our sins, and God’s love provided it to save us … Continue reading

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