3 Unique Things to Know about the Cross: Held Together by the Cross

Friends, the cross is an incredible symbol of our faith. We recognize it as a victory symbol of life over death, as Jesus defeated sin and death when He died but resurrected three days later. But have you considered these words, penned by the apostle Paul at the urging of the Holy Spirit: 15 He is …

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3 Unique Things to Know about the Cross: No Plusses Allowed

Greetings, friends! We're sharing a few little fun facts about the cross. Yesterday, we focused on Tents in the Wilderness, and today we'll find out why Israeli school children do not use plus signs. In Israel's classrooms, you will find no plus signs in math classes. Instead, they use this symbol: ﬩ . The reason: plus …

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3 Unique Things to Know about the Cross: Tents in the Wilderness

We used to sing an old hymn called The Wonderful Cross, containing these words: Oh the wonderful Cross, oh the wonderful Cross; All who gather here by grace, draw near and bless Your name. Indeed, many old hymns referenced the cross, and we would do well to meditate on the significance of the cross. After …

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Radical: Fellowship of Jews and Gentiles in Jesus!

Have you ever stopped to consider who Jesus' first followers were? Jews! As Scripture tells us, the power of salvation came to the Jew first! (Romans 1:16) In fact, early on, the Jews seemed to want Jesus all to themselves! God had to prod Peter to "get out there" and share the Gospel with Gentiles! …

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