Tag Archives: Cross of Christ

The Blessed Irony of Good Friday

A gruesome irony: God became a carpenter who worked with wood and nails, and was then nailed to two pieces of wood. Yet he knew this gruesome irony before time began and submitted to it just the same. And being found … Continue reading

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G.K. Chesterton Wrote the Best Book on Reality You’ve Never Read

[From the archives.] G.K. Chesterton is one of my favorite writers. He’s not always the easiest person to read, but what he has to say is worth the read none the less. He wrote the Father Brown mysteries as a … Continue reading

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The God Die Thing – a child’s view of the cross

[Today’s guest post is from Cara Meredith, with tender and powerful insights on childlike wisdom, mama bears, and the cross.] *** “Look, Mama! It’s the God die thing.” We’d just gotten off the freeway when he said it. My husband … Continue reading

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Is The Cross of Christ Even Necessary?

[From the archives.] *** Language – Go Figure Language can be literal and language can be figurative. But all language is an analog. It stands for something else. The word “apple” is not itself an apple. The word “love” is … Continue reading

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Is The Cross of Christ Even Necessary?

[From the archives.] *** Language – Go Figure Language can be literal and language can be figurative. But all language is an analog. It stands for something else. The word “apple” is not itself an apple. The word “love” is … Continue reading

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Cross Traffic – when religious symbolism is needlessly offensive

My wife and I just spent a few days on California’s central coast. Two nights in Santa Barbara and another in Monterey – what could be better? Getting up and running in the cool ocean breezes in the morning, strolling … Continue reading

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G.K. Chesterton’s The Ball and the Cross – Seeing the world as it really is

[I’m linking up with Anne Bogel today (Modern Mrs. Darcy) in looking at books that aren’t in the mainstream, part of an occasional series she has entitled Best Book You’ve Never Heard Of On … .] *** Best Book You’ve … Continue reading

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