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Devotional: It is finished

When He had made purification of sins, He sat down at the right hand of the majesty on high… Hebrews 1:3 …fixing our eyes on Jesus… who for the joy set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the

Resurrection reflections

Don’t rush on from talking or thinking about the resurrection just because it’s not Easter Sunday, after all Jesus continued to make appearances over the course of the following 40 days. The resurrection remains the absolute bedrock of Christian belief – in other words it

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The last words of Jesus

This is a meditation based on Jesus’ words from the cross. I take each word and then let Scripture speak into each theme, reminding me of the gospel and how I encounter the grace of God in the Cross of Christ.

Not every day is a day of victory

There are certain branches to Christianity that tell you that the Christian life is always victorious. What they often mean by that is there will be no suffering, no illness, no failure. Glory to glory, as the saying goes. No room in this scheme of

The long Friday and the death of the world

Here in Sweden, today is not known as Good Friday but The Long Friday (långfredagen) because ‘the day was marked by sorrow when the day was long and hard for Jesus.’ I was struck by The Gospel of Mark’s account and it’s repetition in just a few verses. This is from the