Tag Archives: Cross

Should the cross just be an afterthought?

How one viewed the historical events remembered over the past week makes all the difference in the world. Yesterday some families woke up and had the kids hunt for Easter eggs before putting the ham in the oven and driving … Continue reading

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The Dying Christ

As we approach Good Friday, the Cross of Christ is on our hearts and minds. The cross, the great symbol of the Christian faith — the symbol of our hope and assurance — is not embraced by all as an … Continue reading

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Mormons Are Right: The Cross is Shameful

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Add to your faith, but not to the cross

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Why We Glory in the Chief Instrument of Christ’s Torture and Execution

“The hour has come for the Son of Man to be glorified. Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit. … Continue reading

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No-Cross Protocol

“It’s no accident that Mormon steeples, temples and necks are free of Christian crosses. “LDS leaders long have said the cross, so ubiquitous among traditional Christians, symbolizes Jesus’ death, while Mormons worship the risen Christ.” So begins a recent article … Continue reading

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Rejecting the Cross

Last week (August 9, 2008) Deseret News reported on a lecture given at the Sunstone Symposium by Robert A. Rees, the “former editor of the LDS periodical Dialogue.” “On the Cross of Calvary: Mormons and the Broken Tree” discussed the … Continue reading

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