Easter special: How Jesus Might Look Back at the Cross

Rev. Austin Miles BIBLICAL ANSWERS, BODY OF CHRIST, FAMILY, FEATURED ARTICLES Leave a Comment

April 14, 2017 By Rev. Austin Miles (Note to Readers: In the late 1990’s a church prepared to produce an Easter Program, with several chosen to play the parts of those who had been with Jesus during the Crucifixion as they reflected on that event. When this writer was asked to “be Jesus” the answer was no,  since no-one is worthy to portray Jesus. It DID seem right to present how Jesus might give His thoughts and what …

The Greatest Act of Love

Greg Holt BIBLE STUDY / DEVOTIONALS Leave a Comment

Romans 5:6-11 What do you think about when you see a depiction of Christ on the cross? Most of us are overwhelmed by the physical and emotional suffering that He endured—the scourging, beating, thorns, nails, mocking, and shame. We are horrified at the cruelty of the Romans and the hard hearts of the Jewish rulers. But during the crucifixion, far more was happening than the eye could see. God was carrying out His plan to …

How to Experience Christ’s Peace

Greg Holt BIBLE STUDY / DEVOTIONALS Leave a Comment

John 14:27-31 “My peace I give to you” (John 14:27). Jesus spoke these amazing words just hours before His crucifixion. His peace isn’t dependent upon external circumstances, but rather, it transcends them. Although He gives His peace to every believer as a gift, our experience of it is related to our faith in the following truths: God is in control of everything. Without this assurance, the world is a scary place. He loves me and …