Tag Archives: Love of God

Immanuel–God with Us (Part 4)

“‘The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and they will call him Immanuel’—which means, ‘God with us’” (Matthew 1:23). The biblical texts are abundant testifying to God’s initiative and to the willingness of Christ. … Continue reading

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Immanuel–God with Us (Part 3)

The Creator coming in the flesh in itself is outrageous, incomprehensible. The purpose of His coming is all the more outrageous and incomprehensible. “He humbled himself and became obedient to death—even death on a cross!” (Philippians 2:6-8). The Son of … Continue reading

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Good Friday

(From my CaringBridge site in honor and memory of our grandson Sully. Written on Good Friday, 2010.) On this Good Friday, I remember the suffering of Jesus. My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so … Continue reading

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There Is Nothing in Life of which We Need Ever Be Afraid. Part Two

The psalmist, in Psalm 52, describes an evil man who, for his own selfish benefit, is seeking the destruction of good.  The description of this enemy serves as a portrayal of evil.  Evil is strong, boastful, and arrogant in its … Continue reading

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