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Forsaken by God – Jesus became a Curse.

Many times we hear some one say, “God loves you unconditionally” or “God loves you no matter what you do”. This usually may reflect a relative theological naievity in the speaker. It most times shows that the person doesn’t know what the lifeless bloodied body of God on the cross signified. It also makes the hearers take home a false notion that God doesn’t really care much about sin and you can live your reckless life without any care. But then….

If there ever was an obscenity that violates contemporary community standards, it was Jesus on the cross. After he became the scapegoat and the Father had imputed to him every sin of every one of his people, the most intense, dense concentration of evil ever experienced on this planet was exhibited. Jesus was the ultimate obscenity.

So what happened? God is too holy to look at sin. He could not bear to look at that concentrated monumental condensation of evil, so he averted …Read More!

Cross made from Steel from “the very pit” of WTC revamps Church Service.

Sometimes objects and personalities can become a distraction from simple faith in God. This recent story on the surface sounds very noble but as one continues to follow it further, one thing that you realise is that there becomes little mention of Jesus Christ or even the gospel of grace. You see…

On the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks members of Grace Lutheran Church in Yorktown Heights gathered for a special Sunday mass. At the service, Pastor Timothy Kennedy dedicated a unique cross which had been cut from a piece of salvaged steel that was once part of Tower One of the World Trade Center. …Read More!