The Depth of Christ’s Death

I hope you don’t mind if I take some time to tell you a true story. I heard it on the radio and it deeply moved me. I have thought about it often afterward and even though it has nothing in it about Jesus, my mind could see some remarkable types of what he did in laying down his life for us. I feel my job in any exhortation is to draw you to the memorials with the right state of mind, realizing the importance and gravity of this situation. So, as I relate this story to you, maybe you can try and contemplate yourselves how this relates to the work of our Lord Jesus Christ.

The Cross of Christ

I am now 33-1/2 years old.  The same age when our Lord was crucified.  It's an interesting thing for me to ponder at this stage in my life.  It does not serve too much but to emphasize how great a difference there is between me and the stature of the fullness of Christ.  I had thought about it when I was thirty for that was the age when Jesus made himself known to the world.  The same feelings were evident back then and now here I am 3-1/2 years down the road.  I like to think I've gotten to know my Lord better but there is still that feeling of necessity to come closer to knowing the suffe