Monthly Archives: June 2011

Dever: Failure, weeping, repentance, change OR The difference between Judas and Peter

The following words flow out of Dever’s preaching from the gospel of Mark when Peter had sworn to stand by Jesus but yet he would go on to deny him: As if [Jesus’ arrest] were not enough, Peter’s tragedy deepened. … Continue reading

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Keller: All real, life changing love is substitutionary sacrifice

When preaching on Mark 10:45 (“The Son of Man did not come to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.”) Keller answers these questions: “If God is really a loving God, why … Continue reading

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Wright: The cross is in the middle of and the climax of “authentic Christianity”. Jesus wouldn’t have it any other way, despite His disciples (then and now).

Tom Wright commenting on Mark 10:35-45 where Jesus is drawing near to Jerusalem, the place of His crucifixion: [In this passage for] the third time Jesus has solemnly warned the disciples about what’s going to happen to him. [His death] … Continue reading

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