What’s Most Important

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By Greg Laurie “I passed on to you what was most important and what had also been passed on to me. Christ died for our sins, just as the Scriptures said.” —1 Corinthians 15:3 Someone once asked the great British preacher C. H. Spurgeon if he could put his Christian faith into a few words. He said, “Yes. I can give it to you in four words: Jesus died for me.” That’s what it comes down …

Easter and the Persistence of Guilt

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By Jerry Newcombe, D.Min. 4/12/17 Recently (3/31/17), the New York Times had an article by David Brooks with a title that caught my attention: “The Strange Persistence of Guilt.” Why do we feel guilty and what can be done about it? I’m writing during Holy Week 2017, and as a Christian I’m convinced that Good Friday and Easter Sunday hold the solution to removing guilt. Our society is moving away from our Judeo-Christian roots at …