18 For Christ also suffered once for sins, the righteous for the unrighteous, to bring you to God. He was put to death in the body but made alive in the Spirit. - 1 Peter 3:18 Today, we remember the day that Christ was crucified to bring us salvation. This day is pivotal in our faith journeys. It is the day that proceeds Christ's victory over death.
As we worship today, we do so knowing what will happen Saturday. We grieve over the death and suffering of Jesus, but we do no
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son,
that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. - John 3:16-17 We are about to begin the biggest week in our faith as Christians, Holy Week! Throughout this week we will recount how Jesus rode into Jerusalem instituted the sacrament of Holy Communion at a Seder meal, how he di
For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. Indeed, rarely will anyone die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person someone might actually dare to die. But God proves his love for us in that while we still were sinners Christ died for us. - Romans 5:6-8 Yesterday I met with other Associate Pastors in our area. During our conversation, a few of them lifted up a phrase that has been commonly used in their churches, "God loves yo