At the Cross

“I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me.” – Galatians 2:20 What does it mean to be crucified with Christ? In effect, it means to be on the cross of Christ. Do you recall what I have said is true about someone on a cross? An individual on a cross cannot come down off the cross or turn around and go back. An individual on a cross is facing in … Read More

In Good Hands

“And Jesus, crying out with a loud voice, said, ‘Father, into Thy hands I commit My Spirit.’ And having said that, He breathed His last.”– Luke 23:46 As we go to the Cross, we recall that the Gospels record the “seven last words” of Jesus from the Cross. When we study these statements, we begin to comprehend, better perhaps than in any other biblical account, the very heart of God. The final word from the Cross is one of the … Read More

In the Garden

“When Jesus had spoken these words, He went forth with His disciples over the ravine of the Kidron, where there was a garden, into which he Himself entered, and His disciples.”– John 18:1 In the Garden of Gethsemane Jesus asked the Father, “If Thou art willing, remove this cup from Me.” What do you think Jesus saw in that cup? I think He saw Hell itself. He saw all the trash, the chicanery, the hypocrisy, the sin…all the filth of … Read More

A Restored Relationship

“For there is one God, and one mediator also between God and men, the man Christ Jesus, who gave Himself as a ransom for all, the testimony given at the proper time.”– I Timothy 2:5-6 In Genesis, we are told that Adam and Eve walked with God in the Garden of Eden. Can you imagine the fellowship and joy they experienced! But that all ended when they disobeyed God and ate from the forbidden tree. It is here we learn … Read More

He Paid For It

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear…”– 1 John 4:18a Have you ever been in a store where there was a sign that read, “If you break it, you’ll pay for it?” Usually the store is filled with all kinds of fragile things made of glass or pottery, and you tend to walk through the store on tiptoe, fearful that you may break something. God doesn’t operate that way. If He had a store, it … Read More


“Jesus said to him, ‘I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father, but through me.’”– John 14:6 What a wonderful word picture Jesus has given us in this verse. One day, I was in one of those giant superstores, and I needed to find something. When I asked a clerk where it was, she said, “Follow me, and I’ll take you there.” I told her that wasn’t necessary and to just give … Read More