Category Archives: J.Ferris: The Passion of the Cross

Another Look at “First Love”

Revelation 2:4 “Love” is such an easy word to throw around. It’s easier at some times more than others, and also easier in some seasons or conditions than it is in others. This is true whether we are speaking of … Continue reading

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Many Levels

In response to my last post Jamal Jivanjee commented: “Absolutely fabulous! Speaks to me on multiple levels :)” For me many levels were part of the inspiration for that post as well.  Encouraged by Jamal’s comment, I would like to … Continue reading

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Holocaust

Within a couple of days of 9/11, I got the following revelation: Intimacy in relationship has driven me to consider the revelation of the Scripture at a depth I would never have considered. Certainly it has brought me to a … Continue reading

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Flunked The Final

This is very powerful. There is no wealth that can compare with being loved and knowing it.  That is faith’s response to the gospel.  (A phrase from the well known song, “Summertime,” comes to mind:  “…Your Daddy’s rich and your … Continue reading

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“It Is Finished!”

“When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, ‘It is finished:’ and he bowed his head, and gave up the ghost.” John 19:30 KJV “It is finished.” This is the cry of Jesus from the cross, but a good … Continue reading

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THE CUP

In following Jesus, we eventually come to a cup.  It’s not a nice cup, not a cup that anyone would volunteer to drink.  In a sense, it is a cup full of hazardous waste.  It is a cup full of … Continue reading

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Is there no balm in Gilead, no physician there?

Without going into how the Lord revealed it to me, some years ago now, the Lord prompted me to look up the word “balm” in my Strong’s. I was led to the root word, which meant “crack and cause to … Continue reading

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