THE CROSS

There are not enough pages in the world to document what God accomplished in The Cross of Jesus Christ.

Nevertheless, I will in this article focus on four critical tasks performed by God in Christ’s Cross.

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Revengeance for All!

You know what it’s like to be treated unjustly.

Injustice stabs like a dagger–especially when the victim is one’s self. In a very real sense, injustice is a form of rape: a violation of one’s dignity and an affront to one’s personal worth.

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How to be Perfect (Part 5)

This article finishes the Perfection Howto continued from last week.

Step Seven: Practice the pleasure of Divine Dependency (translation: start TRUSTING GOD and stop worrying).

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How to be Perfect (Part 3)

We continue our Perfection Howto from Part 2 with Step Five.

Over the past two millennia there have been many attempts in many languages to communicate the nexus of what Step Four means (unconditional acceptance from God). One of the best of these is John Bunyan’s “The Doctrine of Law and Grace Unfolded” edited by Michael Rotolo for a more modern rendering of Bunyan’s 1659 English dialect. You must be patient, however, with dear old John; he goes to enormous lengths to destroy any hope your soul may have of pleasing God by what you do.

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Play Dead!

We’ve all heard the recommendation: when attacked by a bear, play dead.

Well, that’s partially true…if you’re attacked by a mother bear that’s defending her cubs. If, however, you’re attacked by a cubless bear (male or female) and you have no bear spray or very high-powered weapon, I suggest that you fight the bear as if your life depended on it–because it does.

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