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love with no parting

“One of the deepest desires of the human heart is for love without parting. Needless to say, the prospect of the resurrection is far more comforting than the beliefs that death takes you into nothingness or into an impersonal spiritual … Continue reading

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Who delivered up Jesus to die?

Who delivered up Jesus to die? Not Judas, for money; not Pilate, for fear; not the Jews, for envy;  but the Father, for love! Octavius Winslow (1808-1878) “…when Jesus knew that his hour had come to depart out of this … Continue reading

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the essence of saving faith

“Saving faith is not the persuasion that in the resurrection Jesus rose bodily from the grave. That persuasion is essential to saving faith, but not the essence of it. The devil knows that Jesus rose from the dead, and he … Continue reading

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a transformed band of mourners

“Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from … Continue reading

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planning beyond the Easter egg hunt

Easter approaches, and if you have kids, you don’t want to get lost in the egg decorating and hunting and squander God’s ordained moments with your children. My own three have grown beyond the picture book years,  but a friend … Continue reading

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A new Dawn

“But the angel said to the women, ‘Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified.  He is not here, for he has risen, as he said.  Come, see the place where he lay.’” (Matthew … Continue reading

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