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Good Friday Meditation: What Does Christ Mean When He Says, “It Is Finished”?

When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. —John 19:30 (NIV) In this scripture from the Gospel of John, we hear Jesus’ final words on the … Continue reading

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When Is A Prison Not A Prison? When There’s A Christian Inside Of It

When preachers exposit the story of Joseph they often aptly title their messages something like “From the Prison to the Palace.” But when we look at the testimonies of imprisoned believers we find that the palace fashioned from prison walls … Continue reading

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How It’s Possible To Have More Christian Persecution…And Fewer Martyrs

The words “persecution” and “martyrdom” are used almost interchangeably today, as if they were synonymous, or at least two sides of the coin of egregious violations of religious liberty. As the popular calculus goes, a rising tide of violence against … Continue reading

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