Matthew 26:2 “You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man will be delivered up to be crucified.” J.C. Ryle comments: We can never attach too much importance to the atoning death of Christ. It is the leading fact in the word of God, on which the eyes of our … More A solar system without a Son?
For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die— but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Since, therefore, … More O the depth of God’s love for us!
From that time, Jesus began to show his disciples that he must go to Jerusalem and suffer many things from the elders, chief priests, and scribes, and be killed, and the third day be raised up. Peter took him aside, and began to rebuke him, saying, “Far be it from you, Lord! This will never … More J.C. Ryle: No doctrine of Scripture so deeply important as this
John Piper, in “Sustained by All His Grace”- In 1 Corinthians 4:7 Paul says, And what do you have that you did not receive? But if you did receive it, why do you boast as if you had not received it? The answer to that first question is “nothing.” “What do you have that you … More Boast in amazing grace
From Spurgeon’s introduction to his commentary on Psalm 22 in The Treasury of David: This is beyond all others THE PSALM OF THE CROSS. It may have been actually repeated word by word by our Lord when hanging on the tree; it would be too bold to say that it was so, but even a … More Spurgeon: The Psalm of the Cross
In my research on Luke 23, I came across this wonderful sermon by Pastor Steven Cole, of Flagstaff, AZ. He tells of Simon of Cyrene through the eyes of his son, Rufus. Please take time to click this link and read the entire story! The Roman soldiers in our day got a sadistic kick out … More Simon of Cyrene, through the eyes of his son
Matthew 26:2 “You know that after two days the Passover is coming, and the Son of Man will be delivered up to be crucified.” J.C. Ryle comments: The connection of these words with the preceding chapter is exceedingly striking. Our Lord had just been dwelling on His own second coming in power and glory at the … More J. C. Ryle: The SON of the Solar System