• Flavel on Jesus’ cry of dereliction

    'My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?' (Matthew 27:46) Here, says John ...

  • He stooped to conquer

    'Irony' means using words which have the opposite meaning to that which is ...

  • How does the cross affect me?

    This is one of the questions posed and answered by Richard Bewes in his little ...

  • Meditating on Christ’s sufferings

    Given the reticence and reserve with which the NT dwells on the physical aspects ...

  • Needed: satisfaction for sin

    'With God all things are possible' (Matthew 19:26).  'Nothing is impossible ...

  • Redeemed from the curse of the law – sermon notes

    Text: Galatians 3:13-14 Acceptance by God is a matter of grace from beginning ...

  • The anointing at Bethany – sermon notes

    Text: John 12:1-11 (also Mark 14:1-11) Introduction Who do you identify with?  ...

  • The cost of discipleship – sermon notes

    Text: Luke 9:18-27 Luke 9:23 And he said to them all, If any man will come ...

  • The Cross as the symbol for Christianity

    At first sight, the selection of an instrument of brutal execution as the ...

  • The Cross in Galatians

    Under the heading of ‘The Pervasive Influence of the Cross’, John Stott ...

  • The Cross inspires justice, as well as love

    John Stott spells out one important aspect of 'living under the cross':- The ...

  • The cross is our theology

    “The criterion of what is Christian and what is not is the cross of Jesus ...

  • The cross of our Lord Jesus Christ

    "May I never boast except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which ...

  • The Day the Revolution Began

    I've been going through Tom Wright's important new book The Day the Revolution ...

  • The driving force in Jesus’ life

    Sit down (suggests J.I. Packer, in his celebrated book Knowing God) and read ...

  • The logic of penal substitution

    There are three principal ways in which Christ's death has been understood ...