Posts with the tag “sacrifice”
The Lord Will Provide
by Curt Dodd on October 18th, 2023
So Abraham called that place The Lord Will Provide. And to this day it is said, “On the mountain of the Lord it will be provided.” (Genesis 22:14) This chapter recounts the event which happened on top of Mount Moriah. Abraham, after being instructed to take his son, Isaac and offer him as a sacrifice, journeyed to the mountain with his son and several servants. Climbing the mountain, he took his o...
by Curt Dodd on July 1st, 2023
“My God, My God, why have you forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46)In those moments on the cross, Jesus felt abandoned by God. Think about that. When we trust God, and become His children, He promises never to forsake us, and always to be with us. Jesus’ death, though, is the one time in history when that promise was not applied. Why? On the cross, the spotless Lamb of God took all our sins upon Himself. ...
by Curt Dodd on June 11th, 2023
God made him who had no sin to be sin for us, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God. (2 Corinthians 5:21)Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German pastor during World War II, who was raised in a family with strong ethical values. Dietrich Bonhoeffer used his tenure as a pastor during World War II to speak against Hitler's euthanasia and extermination practices against the Jews. He came to...
Align with Christ
by Curt Dodd on February 2nd, 2023
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 6:23) When we understand why God created us, we can identify our God-given purpose. You might be wondering, “What am I supposed to do next?” Now that you see why God put you on this earth, these are some ways to align yourself with Him and fulfill His purpose and plan for your life:Receive Jesus by...
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