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Posts from March 2013

Our High Priest Was Rejected by the High Priest

On this day, we remember that sometime between sundown on Thursday and and sunrise on Friday, Jesus was arrested and tried by the Jewish authorities.  The sad irony is that the eternal High Priest who is Jesus Christ was rejected by the Jewish High Priest Caiaphas. 57 Those who had seized Jesus led Him away to Caiaphas, the high priest, where the…

Wednesday Is for Worship: “I Will Rise”

Today is Holy Wednesday, the Wednesday before Resurrection Sunday.  On this day, Jesus was in and around Jerusalem teaching, but undoubtedly He had Friday and Sunday in the back of His mind.  On Friday, He would be killed by man as they nailed Him to a crucifix and momentarily forsaken by God as the sins of the world were imputed to Him. …

“Baptists Don’t Believe in that Predestination Stuff!”

It is often said that Baptists don’t believe this or that Baptists don’t believe that concerning the Bible’s doctrine of election, which explains the first cause of a sinner receiving grace.  Many times in making this statement about what Baptists don’t believe, the person confuses the doctrine of election with the doctrine of predestination.  While these two doctrines are connected, they are…

Wednesday Is for Worship: “Your Great Name”

What an awesome day it is to praise the Lord!  May we do it until our dying breath!! Today’s worship song is one of the most moving songs I’ve heard in a while.  Not only is it beautifully orchestrated, it also is full of biblical truth.  I’m talking about “Your Great Name.” Written in 2008 by Krissy Nordhoff & Michael Neale and…