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Cross Reveals the World We Have and the God We Have

Cross Reveals the World We Have and the God We Have

Author Henri Nouwen tells the story of a family he knew in Paraguay. The father, a doctor, spoke out against the military regime there and its human rights abuses. Local police took their revenge on him by arresting his teenage son and torturing him ...

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Larry Russell

April 13, 2017  2:48pm

"Isn't that what God did at Calvary?" Not much more needs to be said.

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Richard Whiteside

August 24, 2013  3:48pm

This illustration helps me portray the wickedness of sin by recognizing the horror of the Cross.

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