On the cross, Jesus finished the new creation and then entered into the powerful rest of reigning over it. He also left us the task of extending this new creation out into the world. “It is finished!” meant let’s get started.
In the moment on the cross when Jesus cried out, “My God! My God! Why have you forsaken me?” he taught us something about moving beyond why. Usually when we ask God “why?” it’s because we feel as though He’s failing on His side of the bargain. I go to church, pray, lead a Christian […]
Jesus’ first last words on the cross were, “Father, forgive them, for they don’t know what they’re doing.” From this moment in Jesus life, we learn that God has a plan, our most powerful tool is prayer, and our greatest need is forgiveness. We also learn what to do in our own moments of pain and […]