Paradise – Part 1 of 2

“ ‘…today you will be with me in paradise’ ” (Luke 23:43, NIV). I’m not for sure who first made the following statement, but it is one that has always stuck with me. “Grace is: God’s riches at Christ’s expense”. In other words, we gain forgiveness and salvation because of what Jesus accomplished for usContinue reading “Paradise – Part 1 of 2”

Father, Forgive – Part 2 of 2

When Jesus said, “ ‘Father, forgive them for they do not know what they do’ ” (Luke 23:34, NIV), he undoubtedly had in mind those most closely involved in his crucifixion. This would have included Pontius Pilate, who with a word could have spared Jesus’ life, but instead gave in to the demands of aContinue reading “Father, Forgive – Part 2 of 2”