Steve Coder

Tag: cross

“That day Herod and Pilate became friends—before this they had been enemies.” (Luke 23:12, NIV84) t is sobering to think who will become friends when Christ is rejected. Sadly, that’s the reality we read about in the account of the crucifixion story. “Herod and Pilate became friends—before this they had been enemies.” Their rejection of Christ forged their friendship. It…

The war is raging right now and God, through Christ, has given us the victory over the devil. With that in view, however, understand that in your personal battles, you can lose the very joy that strengthened you through them. (Neh 8:10) Without the joy of the Lord, we face the real possibility of becoming bitter. Warfare left unchecked can…

Personal Cross

ast night, many in the Body of Christ set aside time to remember the crucifixion; we call it Good Friday.  Hours before Jesus was crucified, He instituted the Lord’s Supper so that we would, on a regular basis, not only remember, but also proclaim the “Lord’s death until He comes.”  “For as often as you eat this bread and drink…

Israel Brook

I am the Lord that Heals…  Exodus 15:22-27 If I were to ask you where it is in the Bible that God first reveals Himself as the God Who heals us, what would you say?  If you’re like most people (including myself), you might be looking for a place in the Scripture where God makes a lame man walk, heals…

Cross

This is the day we remember the passion (or suffering) of Jesus on the cross and all that He did to save us. Jesus paid it all, All to Him I owe; Sin had left a crimson stain, He washed it white as snow.            Elvina M. Hall What He did on the cross, no one…

nto the midst of John’s tears, a voice was heard.  It was one of the elders in heaven saying, “Do not weep! See, the Lion of the tribe of Judah…has triumphed. He is able… Then I saw a Lamb, looking as if it had been slain… (Rev 5:5–6, NIV84) It was a lamb, the perfect Lamb, the conquering Lamb, the Christ…

Gethsemene

Gethsemane was the name of the olive grove where Jesus so often met with His disciples. I am convinced it was one of His favorite spots on earth.  After long days of ministry, He would have fireside chats with His apostles in this grove.  However, it was also in this place that He ultimately says “yes” to the cross and…