The Cross of Christ, Part 2

The cross of Christ comes in many forms, whether as silver, gold, or jewel encrusted necklaces, expensive or plaster wall hangings, or decorative wood carvings, it is understood as an amulet, good luck charm, or family heirloom, but nothing approaches what it really represents.

“Therefore remember that you, once Gentiles [non-Jews] in the flesh – who are called Uncircumcision by what is called the Circumcision made in the flesh by hands – that at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world. But now in Christ Jesus you who once were far off have been made near by the blood of Christ.” Ephesians 2:11-13.

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Why would a good God send a person to hell?

Believe it or not the above question has an incredibly simple answer, but the things you have to understand to grasp it are not so easy. Let us start with a question.

What if a man were to rape and murder a woman, for which he is sentenced to life in prison; but after seven years he is paroled for one reason or another.

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Christ Omnipotent, Part 2

“In the beginning was the Word [Christ Jesus], and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him nothing was made that was made. In Him was life, and the life was the light of men. And the light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not comprehend it [overcome it].” John 1:1-5.

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Read the Weather, Part 2

“When it is evening you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red’; and in the morning, ‘It will be foul weather today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ Hypocrites! You know how to discern the face of the sky, but you cannot discern the signs of the times.” Matthew 16:2b-3.

“For many will come in My name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and will deceive many. And you will hear of wars and rumors of wars. See that you are not troubled; for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.” Matthew 24:5-6.

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Jesus Loves You

A few years back there was a report of a man who happened to be in a High-rise building several floors up when he came upon a young man who was perched in an open window preparing to jump.

Wanting to help, but not knowing what to do, he called out “Jesus loves you”. He said the young man gave him a look of sheer horror, turned and jumped.

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