It's Good Friday,
As you consider the death of Jesus today, may you worship Him for His goodness and grace, "that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us" (Rom 5:8). Whatever you are facing, whether it's a historic snowstorm in April, a serious diagnosis, trouble with relationships, the gospel invites you to remember He has suffered for you, to take your sin and shame and defeat them through His resurrection. He gives us life for each new day, for "that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised" (2 Cor 5:15).
Give glory to God for your new life because of His suffering and sacrifice.
This Week on the Blog
This Week in Articles
Tim offers us these snippets for our consideration and discernment. If you're like me, you'll pause at quite a few and take them to prayer.
"Grace abounds to you because of Christ. Keep repenting. Keep turning your face back to Him. One day, we’ll have no need of repentance ever again because we will finally be unable to sin. We will know a perfect, repentance-less existence in the presence of God forever. One day, we will repent no more."
"For Christian parents, we should recognize that no secular company, no matter how family-friendly, is truly a friend to biblical values."
"We believe a man claiming to be God rose from the dead. We believe history and eye witnesses confirm this reality. We have personally experienced his grace and resurrection power in our own lives. Therefore, he has our full attention, our total allegiance, and our lifelong dependence. "
"Jesus is truly one who knows what it feels like to be desperately alone in the midst of his suffering."