The Scars to Prove It

The tomb was empty, but that didn't answer all their questions. Still, they were grieved, afraid, and struggling to believe. But something changed them, and it can change us too. A wounded world can trust a God with scars. Listen in as we look back at another Sunday morning that changed everything.

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It is Finished

He's either a failed revolutionary or a victorious king, a pitiable lunatic or a loving Savior, the embarrassment of Israel or the Savior of the World. His last words, "It is finished," either signal his resignation to failure, or the possibility of a new life and a new world for us. There's no middle ground. Listen in as we consider the holy final moments of the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth. 

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Who is your King?

As the soldiers mock Jesus' unique kind of kingship and the crowds pledge themselves to an earthly king, the question rings in our ears. Who is your king? Who gives you a vision of the good life? Who protects you from what you fear most? Listen in as we consider Jesus and what He offers as King. 

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The World Takes on Jesus

There's a lot going on when Jesus comes face to face with Pontius Pilate. We're struck by the bloodthirsty cries of the crowds, the waffling of the all too human Pilate, and the quiet strength of Jesus. Jesus is caught between rule-worshippers and people-pleasers, but He’s the one really in charge here, and He’s the one we really want to follow.

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Betrayed, Tried and Denied

 It can't get much worse than this. In just a few short hours, Jesus is betrayed by one of his own, tried under the sham of justice, and denied by one from his inner circle. As we watch Judas, the religious and political officers, and then Peter all fail, we can see ourselves. But we can also see Jesus shining through this tragedy with grace, justice, and beauty. Listen in as we rejoice in Him together. 

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