Category Archives: Jesus

A Good Friday Prayer

This is “Love Lustres at Calvary” from The Valley of Vision. A moving and fitting prayer for Holy Week. My Father, Enlarge my heart, warm my affections, open my lips,    supply words that proclaim ‘Love lustres at Calvary.’ There grace removes … Continue reading

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When They Die They Do Not Perish

“Now that the Savior has raised His body, death is no longer terrible, but all those who believe in Christ tread it underfoot as nothing, and prefer to die rather than to deny their faith in Christ, knowing full well … Continue reading

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Jesus Is Better

In Hebrews 1:1-4, the author claims, in majestic language, that Jesus is God’s supreme revelation. He’s better than the prophets, better than angels. In what ways, then, is Jesus better than what came before? Adam named the creatures, but Jesus … Continue reading

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No Grave Could Keep

We sang this at Kenwood Baptist Church this morning. He is risen! No Grave Could Keep by Matt Damico Verse 1 The Maker of all, in a young virgin’s womb, the Word, now a baby, cries. In humility robed, … Continue reading

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For some reason, I find this video fascinating, and surprisingly moving. Maybe it’s the majesty of the music (the “Hallelujah” chorus gets me every time). Or maybe the words, and the thrill of hearing that Jesus shall reign “forever, and … Continue reading

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The Lure of Applause

In Matthew 6:1, Jesus instructs his hearers to “Beware of practicing your righteousness before other people in order to be seen by them, for then you will have no reward from your Father who is in heaven” (cf. Gal 1:10; 1 Thess … Continue reading

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The Whole Sweep of Scripture

N.T. Wright on reading Scripture. HT: Ross Shannon/Patrick Schreiner How firm a foundation, ye saints of the Lord Is laid for your faith in his excellent word!

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