The Passion

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Lent

Sadness on the Way to the Cross

Paul E. Miller | March 23, 2022

We are living in a season of sadness. This is true globally at multiple levels, but it's also true for the Church as we enter Lent. For many of us, sadness is frightening because we don’t know how to enter it without drowning.
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Lent

The Paradoxical Glory of the Cross

Paul E. Miller | February 3, 2021

We get confused about glory. You will hear someone say, “Wouldn’t it be wonderful if so-and-so, this famous athlete, became a Christian? Then God would get lots of glory.” I think that is very true: God does get glory, and he gets praise every time someone becomes a Christian. If someone famous becomes a Christian, then the possibility of other people turning to Christ increases. That’s good. But it’s almost as if we want God to be famous!