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  1. Isaiah 53 (Part 6)

    “By oppression and judgment he was taken away. Yet who of his generation protested? For he was cut off from the land of the living; for the transgression of my people he was punished. He was assigned a grave with the wicked, and with the rich in his death, though he had done no violence, nor was any deceit in his mouth” (Isaiah 53:8-9, NIV). Theologians talk about the “great exchange” that occurred at Calvary. It was there that Jesus took the sin of the world, even my sin and your sin, upon himself, and died a death he never deserved. Paul says in his letter to the Corinthian Church, that “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, NIV). Just think about that. Jesus, who is perfection personified, took all the ugliness of our sin to the cross and to the grave, and, in exchange, he gave us all of his righteousness. Jesus was crucified a criminal, even though he had done no wrong. And we are given eternity, even though we, on our own, have done nothing good. That is the good news of the Gospel message. Christ died for us so that we can live through him.
  2. Mourning The Loss Of Rev. Billy Graham

    Our loss, Heaven's gain.
  3. Website Advice

    Thanks, so much, Lynn, for the help! I'll check out the video.
  4. Website Advice

    Okay. I think I finally figured out how to add the share buttons. Thanks so much to you all!
  5. Website Advice

    I appreciate your help! Thank you!
  6. Website Advice

    Thanks, but still no luck. Couldn't find the publish button after making changes. Perhaps I need to upgrade to do this instead of using the free plan?
  7. Website Advice

    Thank you, Lynn! I knew I could count on you. I'll keep trying.
  8. Website Advice

    So, I'm attempting to add share buttons at the end of each of my posts. I go through all the set-up information, even saving the changes, but the buttons still don't appear on my site. Any suggestions?
  9. Website Advice

    Thanks for the advice!
  10. Website Advice

    I really appreciate the help! I'm still learning the technology behind website building, but I will try to make the changes you suggested. Thanks again! Perhaps I will have more questions in the near future.
  11. Website Advice

    Thank you so much, Lynn! I wasn't sure where I should go with this request. Hopefully I have some takers.
  12. Website Advice

    Hi, everyone! I've just transitioned to a new website and am looking for constructive feedback and tips on how to make the best use of my site. Please check it out at www.chuckkralikauthor.wordpress.com. Also, feel free to leave me a link to your site as well. I'd love to take a look at great sites. Thanks so much!
  13. Free Blessings Of The Cross 40 Day Devotionals

    Thank you, Lynn!
  14. Isaiah 53 (Part 5)

    “He was oppressed and afflicted, yet he did not open his mouth; he was led like a lamb to the slaughter, and as a sheep before its shearers is silent, so he did not open his mouth” (Isaiah 53:7, NIV). Within just one verse of Scripture, the Prophet Isaiah changes his metaphor describing people as sheep “…gone astray…” (Isaiah 53:6, NIV), to Jesus as a sheep, “…the lamb (led) to the slaughter…” (Isaiah 53:7, NIV). Why the quick shift in metaphor? Perhaps, it is to demonstrate God’s love, grace, and provision. God, the Shepherd of souls, doesn’t leave his sheep to wander aimlessly in barren pasture, where they can settle for a life outside the abundance of his mercy. Rather, God loves his sheep so much that he would rather become one of them than to see them perish. This is what is meant by the incarnation of God in Jesus, that God took on the flesh of his sheep so that he might save his sheep. And here’s how God saves - in the silent submission of Jesus. The same God who spoke the universe into existence, who breathed life into humanity, remained silent while he was beaten, berated, and broken upon a cross. He made no objection to the unjust verdict of a jury of his peers, nor to the cruel command to carry the wooden instrument of his death. No, he remained silent. Jesus, who could have exercised his divine right to call down judgement from above, chose his words with unprecedented compassion as he pleaded for the forgiveness of people. Jesus remained silent because his mission and message were greater than his own personal well-being. We can be thankful for that.
  15. Gmadison61

    Hi, Gregory. Welcome to the group!

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