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    5 Feats of Christ’s Death

    “Hosanna to the Son of David!” “Blessed is He who comes in the name of the LORD.” “Hosanna in the Highest!” echoed the crowd. Some cast coats to pave the way for the miracle-worker. Others laid freshly cut palm branches to be tread on by the donkey that carried the healer named Jesus. A “Who is this?” rippled through Jerusalem that day. Anticipation filled the air. What was happening? The entrance into Jerusalem was the beginning of the climax of the story of redemption. Jesus of Nazareth faced the Father’s will in obedience. His journey into the city would bring Him closer to fulfilling his destiny. He would give his…

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    The Tale of Two Debtors

      THE TALE OF TWO DEBTORS A SERMON FROM LUKE 7.36-50 By Kevin W. Bounds Introduction A Jewish man stepped in and watched a part of [Adolf] Eichmann’s trial and burst into tears. Some next to him said, “Your anger must be unbearable.” He said, “No, it isn’t anger. The longer I sit here, the more I realize I have a heart like his.”[1] We ALL need forgiveness for our depravity. Mark Twain quipped, “We are all like the moon. We have a dark side we don’t want anybody to see.”[2] How true it is! However, some refuse to see their own Charles Swindoll records, Webster says depraved means, “marked…