Graceful Truth — Jesus Christ

GOOD FRIDAY

Bill Elliff Jesus Christ

The sun is beginning to dawn at my house. I’ve been trying to do other things this morning, but my mind keeps drifting back to a moment 2,000 years ago. All night, last night (then), the Lord was agonizing in the Garden, then being betrayed, condemned, falsely accused. About this time, as the dawn approached, a rooster crowed … and the proud, self-assured Peter, standing outside the High Priest’s house, realized he had done exactly as the Lord predicted; he had denied Christ. He ran from the fire and went away to weep bitterly. Inside the house, the priests will...

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The WONDER

Bill Elliff Jesus Christ

The Highest Place contained the One Who thought it good and right, To lay aside His Godly powers And come to us this night.   Chorus Oh wondrous night! Earth’s holiest night! God came, with us to dwell; To take upon Himself our sin And save from death and hell!   The angels watched with breathless joy The birth of God’s dear Son “It’s time; go tell the people now” “Proclaim that He has come!”   The Shepherds feared, then ran with haste To see what angels told; This babe upon the manger’s hay Would one day save the world!...

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The Stunning Kindness of our Great God

Bill Elliff Jesus Christ

Why should I doubt my Master's love When He has saved me through His blood; The riches of salvation given, Withholding nothing, even heaven?   ""Come take of my forgiveness now,"" The Kind One said and humbly bowed Beneath the cross that brought Him shame So I could know His matchless Name.   And then, He came to live within, Erasing and forgiving sin; And making me His wealthy heir So all He has I now can share.   Forgive me, Lord, for senseless thoughts That question you, when you have brought Me every kindness I have known; I worship...

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