A love-filled victory

It’s tough to read about Jesus’ agony on the cross, where he felt “forsaken” by God (see Matthew 27:46). But as Philip Yancey explains in Where Is God When It Hurts? the Father didn’t desert Jesus — and doesn’t desert us:

“God was not ‘up there’ watching the tragic events conspire ‘down here.’ God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself,” he writes. “If Jesus was a mere man, his death would prove God’s cruelty; the fact that he was God’s Son proves instead that God fully identifies with suffering humanity. On the cross, God himself absorbed the awful pain of this world.

“To some, the image of a pale body glimmering on a dark night whispers of defeat,” Yancey continues. “But another sound can be heard: the shout of a God crying out to human beings, ‘I LOVE YOU.’ Love was compressed for all history in that lonely figure on the cross, who said that he could call down angels at any moment on a rescue mission, but chose not to — because of us.”

He concludes: “Any discussion of how pain and suffering fit into God’s scheme ultimately leads back to the cross.”

Please take a look at our News page for articles, and quizzes, and also to get an idea of the worship songs we use, please visit our Sermons page where you can listen to messages from Pastor John and Pastor Kirk.

Sunday Service 03/07/2022 https://churchserviceplanner.co.uk/p/a2s9ignk6c 

Sunday Service 17/07/2022 https://churchserviceplanner.co.uk/p/uyimnrzhql 

Sunday Service 24/07/2022 https://churchserviceplanner.co.uk/p/6e7crc5fe3 

Sunday Service 31/07/2022 https://churchserviceplanner.co.uk/p/3qkix0ewxo 

On Sunday 3rd  July 2022   John gave this message Continue to walk in the Lord

On Sunday 17th July 2022 Nigel Sulivan from Good News for Everyone gave this message Importance of God's word

On Sunday 24th July 2022 Pastor Kirk gave this message Job: Tried, Tested and Trusted.

On Sunday 31st July 2022  Mr Eddie Orchard gave this message Five lies we can easily tell

 

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