Tag Archives: sinner

Nothing Has Changed

A couple of days ago, additional documents from the Tsarnaev case were released which included a heavily redacted summary of Jahar’s hospital interrogation, during which he was unable to speak and was writing information down for the investigators.  Although most … Continue reading

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I was found of Thee

We studied the following passage at small group last night, and I felt like the Holy Spirit was speaking to me about Jahar throughout: He entered Jericho and was passing through. And behold, there was a man named Zacchaeus. He was a chief … Continue reading

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A Story of Scandalous Grace

“God in eternity looked upon me foreseeing my fallenness, my pride, my sin and said, ‘I want that man in My family. I will pay for him to be in My family with My Son’s life.’ That’s love folks. That … Continue reading

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All Because Some Christ Followers Were Willing

In Jerry Trousdale’s book Miraculous Movements, there is a chapter entitled, “The Hardest People Yield the Greatest Results.”  I’d like to share several pages of that chapter with you.  I think they speak for themselves. Sometimes God Calls Us to … Continue reading

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Come As You Are

What’s the point in even living anymore? Here I am in this box. No one to talk to but these four walls. Treated as if I’m a monster. Sometimes as if I don’t even exist. I’m so lonely…so depressed. I … Continue reading

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Take Heart

Jahar has so much weighing on him right now that it’s difficult to even fathom what he must be going through.  Troubles: He’s got plenty of those.  He’s likely in prison for the rest of his life.  He’s lost his … Continue reading

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You and Me

I have been listening to this song on repeat since someone recommended it to me on Monday. It is a hauntingly beautiful song about the redemption offered to us through Christ, and the lyrics include powerful imagery that is extremely … Continue reading

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Hello, my name is…

We all have them: labels that the enemy uses to keep us in bondage and to knock us down. Maybe they’re labels we’ve given ourselves out of a false sense of who we are. Maybe they’re labels that others have … Continue reading

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The need for consistency

God could have taken away sin, by taking away the sinner, as he took away the sin of the old world; but here is a way of doing away sin, yet sparing the sinner, by making his Son sin, that … Continue reading

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Hope Is Rising

I discovered this song—“Hope Is Rising” by Luminate—tonight and realized just how perfect it is for Jahar. I’ll let the words, especially the chorus, speak for themselves: Every prison has a door Every captive can be free Every sinner has … Continue reading

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