The Truth of the Cross by R. C. Sproul


Was the death of Jesus on the cross necessary? Was it the only way for people to return to God? The answer is “yes,” and R. C. Sproul explains why. Using scripture from both the Old and New Testaments, Sproul shows how our fallen human condition leaves us separated from God, what happened to Jesus on […]

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Blood Work by Anthony J. Carter


     Through scripture, and with the assistance of classic hymns and Carter’s own stories and examples, this short book shows us what the blood of Christ accomplished for us at the cross. Each chapter focuses on a different aspect. Just to name a few, in Christ’s blood we are justified, redeemed, cleansed, sanctified, elect, ransomed, and […]

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Easter Reading


In the past, I’ve read a book about the Cross during the Lenten season. While Lent more traditionally is a time people give things up as a means of self-sacrifice, I try to keep my mind focused more on Christ and His work on the Cross during this time leading up to Easter. Reading a Cross-themed […]

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The Cross of Christ by John R. W. Stott


     Simply read the title… that’s exactly what this book is about. In “The Cross of Christ” Stott discusses the purpose of the Cross, its effects, and how it should affect our lives today. He explains how the Cross worked to satisfy both God’s love and justice. The depth of this book is amazing. Stott discusses theological […]

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More New Books


Considering that one of my goals for 2012 was to read more of the unread books already on my shelf, I think I may be lacking in the self-control department when it comes to books. Within the last couple of weeks I’ve purchased:                I also won a giveaway hosted by Zondervan! Yay! […]

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