Jesus finished your work so you could rest in His

God’s Hope for Your Heart from John 19 JESUS FINISHED YOUR WORK SO YOU COULD REST IN HIS When Jesus had received the sour wine He said, “It is finished,” and He bowed His head and gave up His spirit.  (John 19:30) Some ancient sources report that sponges dipped in sour wine were used to clean public toilet […]

Instead of Himself, Jesus saved you

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Luke 23 INSTEAD OF HIMSELF, JESUS SAVED YOU And the people stood by, watching, but the rulers scoffed at Him, saying, “He saved others; let him save himself, if he is the Christ of God, his Chosen One!”  The soldiers also mocked Him, coming up and offering Him sour wine […]

Jesus was forsaken so you could be accepted

God’s Hope for Your Heart from Psalm 22 JESUS WAS FORSAKEN SO YOU COULD BE ACCEPTED “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”  (Psalm 22:1a) For centuries, these opening words of Psalm 22 were spoken or sung by the people of Israel in times of suffering.  This Psalm was used as a prayer of […]

Why God Killed His Son (pt4)

How could God plan to sacrifice His Son?  How is that a loving, good, and right thing to do to a son whom you love? [NOTE: This is part four of a four-part series of posts based on a question brought to me by a friend.  If you haven’t yet, check out Part 1 , Part 2, and Part 3.  I […]

Why God Killed His Son (pt3)

How could God plan to sacrifice His Son?  How is that a loving, good, and right thing to do to a son whom you love? [NOTE: This is part three of a four-part series of posts based on a question brought to me by a friend.  If you haven’t yet, check out Part 1  and Part 2.  I […]

Why God Killed His Son (pt2)

How could God plan to sacrifice His Son? How is that a loving, good, and right thing to do to a son whom you love? [NOTE: This is part two of a four-part series of posts based on a question brought to me by a friend. Part 1 can be found HERE. I hope it’s […]

Why God Killed His Son (pt1)

How could God plan to sacrifice His Son?  How is that a loving, good, and right thing to do to a son whom you love? [NOTE: This is part one of a four-part series of posts based on a question brought to me by a friend. I hope it’s helpful to you. -Phillip] GOD IS LOVE. (1 John […]

Lay it Down

Don’t miss this: Jesus got himself killed on purpose.