'Immanuel' Tagged Posts

'Immanuel' Tagged Posts

FORSAKEN?

“Has God forsaken me?” is the question which “cross-examines” your heart and mine on this Good Friday. Christ Himself asked the chilling question on Calvary:  “My God, My God, why have You forsaken Me?” After hours of meditating on these words, Dr. Martin Luther threw down his pen and said:  “God forsaken by God!?  Who can understand that?!” Jesus borrowed these words…

HIDDEN STRENGTH

The Scriptures tell the story of young Joseph, beloved son of his aging father, Jacob. The godly young man is sold into slavery by his own envious brothers.  Reduced to servitude in the house of an Egyptian named Potiphar, Joseph resists the advances of his boss’s wife. His reason?  “How then could I do such a wicked thing and sin against God?”   For Joseph, this has…