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Know God in a Year #233 When God Lets Go


The intense darkness over the area lifts from the hill after three hours, but it still covers Jesus and Jerusalem. The Father covers his son’s last agony of death and His house. About three o’clock Jesus cries, “My God, my God, why have You abandoned me?” God isn’t killing Jesus; he is suffering the wrath […]

Know God in a Year #213 When God Won’t Escape


The angel hasn’t come to take the trembling cup of God’s wrath from Jesus, but to strengthen him to finish it–the universe must see what happens to created beings when God lets go–when Satan is in control.¬†Gabriel assures Jesus that many will respond and be saved, that Satan’s kingdom will be defeated, and this world […]

Know God in a Year #49 Jealousy


John’s popularity is waning,¬†and Satan sees an opportunity to stir up rivalry. So some rabbis “notice” to John’s disciples that Jesus’ crowds are growing, while John’s are dwindling daily. “Why should Jesus’ disciples baptize?” they ask. “That’s John’s thing.” Upset and defensive, John’s disciples ask him if he is aware that Jesus’ disciples are baptizing–that […]