We are in a covenant relationship with God. But what happens when we don’t live up to our end of the relationship? The answer has to do with why Good Friday is called “good.” This sermon and episode from Good Friday looks at John 14:15, and two of the life-changing facets of Jesus’ saving work. His pain, our gain.
Tag: the cross
Still Lovable [Sermon]
Mistakes pile up. So do sins, failures and misplaced priorities that have hurt you and others, and have gone against God. But guess what? You are still lovable. Jesus died for you knowing you. That’s what this Good Friday sermon explores on John 19.
Sanctification, the last sacrifice, and the role other people play in your own holiness (Growing Deeper with Hebrews 10:1-25)
If you are a follower of Jesus you are “being made holy.” Did you realize others have a role to play in that process? In this podcast episode I explore this (and other things) as we look closely at Hebrews 10:1-25.
The way of the cross, no matter the cost [Sermon]
The cross was a humiliation and torture ritual. So what does it mean when Jesus says we cannot be his disciple unless we carry one? And what does he mean by “hating” our families? Is he being literal? This sermon explores all this by looking at Luke 14:25-35.
Why is Good Friday good? [Sermon]
“If Good Friday is the day Jesus was crucified, shouldn’t it be called Bad Friday, or Sad Friday?” That’s what a child asked me a