Contributed on Apr 3, 2012
In the death of Jesus we see God’s Directing: God’s: 1) The Rich (Mt. 27:57–60), 2) The Relatives (Mt. 27:61), 3) The Religious (Mt. 27:62–66)
One of the majestic attributes of God is His absolute sovereignty, His supreme rulership and ultimate control over all things in the universe. He has created and He sustains all things that exist, and He ordains and brings to pass all things that happen. Nowhere in Scripture is God’s incredible ...read more
Contributed on Apr 13, 2017
In preparation for the Cross, Jesus’ institution of the new memorial consisted of three primary elements: 1) The Directive (vv. 26a, 27), 2) The Doctrine (vv. 26b, 28), and 3) The Duration (v 29).
While we were meeting Sunday, two bombings occurred during Palm Sunday services in Coptic churches in Egypt. The blasts killed 47 and injured about 100 others. As the The New York Times notes, “the attacks constituted one of the deadliest days of violence against Christians in Egypt in decades.” ...read more