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Engaging Easter: The Cross

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    Mike Bird will debate the Progressive Christian Channel's Mark Sandlin of "The God Article". The question: What did Jesus' death on the cross actually do?

    Dr. Michael Bird's opening post is quite good:

    http://www.patheos.com/blogs/euangel...NjQ0MDU0MDYzS0

    Happy Easter.

    Last edited by Scrawly; 03-31-2015, 08:44 PM.

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      My friend drew the above pic, can ya'll see it?

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        "We took our sins and drove them like nails through His hands and feet. We lifted Him high up on the cross of our transgressions, and then we pierced His heart through with the spear of our unbelief." - Charles Spurgeon

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          Beneath the cross of Jesus I fain would take my stand,
          The shadow of a mighty rock within a weary land;
          A home within the wilderness, a rest upon the way,
          From the burning of the noontide heat, and the burden of the day.

          There lies beneath its shadow but on the further side
          The darkness of an awful grave that gapes both deep and wide
          And there between us stands the cross two arms outstretched to save
          A watchman set to guard the way from that eternal grave.

          Upon that cross of Jesus mine eye at times can see
          The very dying form of One Who suffered there for me;
          And from my stricken heart with tears two wonders I confess;
          The wonders of redeeming love and my unworthiness.

          I take, O cross, thy shadow for my abiding place;
          I ask no other sunshine than the sunshine of His face;
          Content to let the world go by to know no gain or loss,
          My sinful self my only shame, my glory all the cross.

          Elizabeth Clephane


          Securely anchored to the Rock amid every storm of trial, testing or tribulation.

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            Moderator's note: This section is for orthodox Christians only.
            Last edited by KingsGambit; 04-03-2015, 12:07 PM.

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