In the cross of Christ I glory, Towering o'er the wrecks of time; All the light of sacred story Gathers around its head sublime. When the woes of life o'er-take me, Hopes deceive, and fears annoy, Never shall the cross forsake me: Lo! it glows with peace and joy. Bane and blessing, pain and pleasure, By the cross are sanctified; Peace is there that knows no measure, Joys that through all time abide.
Bonhoeffer on Docetism. Bonhoeffer's theology of the incarnation of Christ was fully integrated with his ethics. "Nothing human was foreign to Christ." There may be no segregation of the sacred and the secular, the church and the world. Bonhoeffer was thus engaged with the political turmoil of Germany, drafting the Barmen declaration for the pastors of Germany to oppose Nazism. "Bonhoeffer on the Christian Life: From the Cross, for the World - Stephen J. Nichols - Google Books
Meet the extraordinary Joseph Prince. One of the world’s most influential ministers today, reaching millions with his television broadcasts and books. It is quite amazing to see how a former stuttering high school student would rise to become one of the leading voices of Christianity and be one of the most successful pastors in the world. "Because of the cross, God is today no longer angry with us". Joseph Prince http://www.thextraordinary.org/joseph-prince
The Cross The Mystery of the Cross Sunday, April 23, 2017 It is a wisdom that none of the masters of this age have ever known, or they would not have crucified the Lord of Glory. —1 Corinthians 2:8 Jesus’ life, death, and raising up is the whole pattern revealed, named, summed up, and assured Read More »