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The Cross: The “Rosetta Stone” that restores our right understanding of life and death

In scripture, life and death are not straightforward opposites. Self-preserving life and death-through-sin are often portrayed as identical. The death that enters the world through sin will one day be destroyed.[i] But the death that is Christ’s laid-down life did … Continue reading

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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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