Tag : Sunday of the Cross

Written on Mar, 11, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

From the Cross, He looks at the Apostle who betrays Him, the faces of the disciples who abandon and deny Him, the Jewish officials who try Him, and the Roman who mock, beat, condemn and crucify Him and without reservation forgives.

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Written on Apr, 05, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Jesus understands us. He is, as we hear in the epistle this morning, not only our “high priest” but able “to sympathize with our weakness.” He is able to understand us because though He “has been tempted as we are” he is “without sin.” That last phrase, that Jesus is “without sin” might throw me off. How can Jesus really sympathize with me if, unlike me, He never sinned? After al, isn’t there’s something in my experience—personal sin—that’s lacking in His?

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