"We preach Christ crucified." 1 Cor.1: 23
So why is that scripture on our sign? To witness!
To the unbeliever, we respond to the "why" with the why.
That God, who is holy and just, demands our perfection in order for
us to enter His Kingdom of Heaven. Nothing less will do. And we, on
our own, are "less." We daily sin and fall short of His
perfection. "But isnít God love?" Oh, but yes! And in His
love for us He sent us his Son, Jesus Christ, so that through His
perfect sacrifice at Calvaryís cross and His resurrection on Easter
Sunday, our sins would be forgiven; our unworthiness would be
replaced with His robe of righteousness. That, my friend, is amazing
And to the believer? Well, guess what? We respond the same way! We
all need to be reminded daily of the love of Christ poured out for
us. And what a great way to practice our witness with fellow
Make sense? I pray so.
Sometime Iíll explain why the cross is off-center on our
building. Itís a good one!