The following articles are related to the topic of CROSS

Crossing the Rubicon

The expression, “Crossing the Rubicon,” is famous for deadly decisions that cannot be retracted. There are many of these in life that elicit some reflection.

The Haunting Question from the Cross

During the six hours in which he hung upon the cross, the Lord Jesus uttered seven sayings. Surely the most perplexing of these was his plaintive question, “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46).

Have You Not Read?

The Bible frequently speaks of the “reading” of the Scriptures, and even the reading of them aloud. Is this mere circumstance, or is there a deeper truth implied in these descriptives?

Two Questions: Who Died on the Cross? Thee or You?

Some, in leading prayer at the communion table, will refer to God’s death. Is this appropriate? Some allege that it reflects “more reverence” to use “thee” and “thou” in prayer, rather than the terms “you” and “your.” Is there validity in this observation?

Is There Not A Cause?

The account of David and Goliath’s battle teaches numerous spiritual principles.

This Generation Shall Not Pass Away

Are the visible signs of Matthew 24 indicators of the Lord’s Second Coming or of a conflict that would occur within the life span of “that generation”?

Do Not Sin Against the Children

It is time that we recognize the value of our children. They are the future of this world. We must care for them, teach them, and fortify their precious souls against the evils that would assault them.

The Land Where God Is Not

The lessons learned from the Parable of the Prodigal Son – concerning the consequences of estrangement from God, and those qualities necessary for restoration, are treasures indeed.

A Reflection Upon Three Crosses

In the spring of A.D. 30, three men were crucified just outside the city of Jerusalem. A consideration of the historical facts associated with each is rewarding indeed.

For the Joy that Lay before Him

Hebrews 12:1-2 sets forth the wonderful example of Christ to encourage us as we strive to “run the race.” May we ever follow in his path.

Congregational Autonomy: Not a Shield for Error

The Scriptures teach that each congregation of the Lord’s body is under self-rule, but with limitations. Sadly, some do not recognize these limitations and jeopardize their fidelity to sound doctrine.

More Preaching on Baptism?

Does the church need more preaching on baptism? How does one determine balance in gospel preaching? Jason Jackson addresses this issue in this week’s Penpoints.

The Crucifixion of Christ

A study of the crucifixion of Christ in the light of history, archaeology, and prophecy yields a greater appreciation for this seminal event of human history.

Follow Christ or Go to Hell

Can you recognize a good deal when you see it? Evaluate the terms and conditions for following Christ and see if it is worth it. If you are convinced by the evidence that Jesus is the Son of God, certainly you will value the Lord’s teaching on the costs and consequences of discipleship.