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Festival Joy

Leviticus 23:1-44
Apr 19th 2020

Do you like to celebrate? It seems like every week, in America, we are celebrating something. Right? Halloween flows into Thanksgiving, and Thanksgiving quickly flows into Christmas. And then, next thing you know, it New Year's Eve! Sometimes we forget the >>

Atonement, Booths, Firstfruits, Passover, Pentecost, Sabbath, Trumpets
Feasts, Festivals, Joy

Resurrection Sunday 2020

Leviticus 16:3-22
Apr 12th 2020

We all have a problem. It is called sin. We are separated from our holy, awesome God. We do what we should not do. And, we don't do what we should do (see Romans 7). So, how do we solve our sin problem? Well, we don't. In fact, we can't. But, God can. And, God >>

Atonement, Blood, Imputation, Offering, Sacrifice, Sin, Substitution
Easter, Expiation, Resurrection

Justice or Mercy? YES!

Matthew 27.45-56
Jul 28th 2019

God is just. He does things right.

Humanity is sinful. We do things wrong.

God shows mercy to a sinful humanity. So, how is that just? How is that right? How is His character of justice, righteousness and holiness upheld, despite giving life to sinners.

That's >>

atonement, compassion, crucifixion, death, Eli, Elijah, Good Friday, hope, Jesus, justice, mercy, Passion, propitiation, sin
atonement, Matthew, Passion

Mocked & Crucified For Us

Matthew 27.27-44
Jul 21st 2019

"Good Friday". When you think about it, doesn't "good" seem like a really odd description for the day of our Savior's brutal, bloody crucifixion? What in the world could've possibly been 'good' about that? Well, I'm glad you asked!

Indeed it was a horrific day. >>

atonement, beaten, crucifixion, death, grace, Lamb of God, mercy, sacrifice, scourged
crucifixion, Matthew, Passion

Catastrophic Grace

Genesis 6.8-8.22
Feb 17th 2013

If you ever wondered how God feels about sin, look no further than today's passage. Wow!

Friday a meteorite raced through the sky over Russia. It left a surreal, translucent cloud of smoke & fire in its trail that had many out snapping photos... completely >>

covenant, evil, flood, grace, hope, judgement, mercy, Noah, obedience, power, rescue, rest, wrath
atonement, Genesis 6, sacrifice