Posts with the tag “the-gospel”
by Devon McCoy on August 31st, 2021
“Return to me, for I have redeemed you.” – Isaiah 44:22About this time last year, I became friends with the sweetest couple from Bangladesh. Now fast forward to this past weekend. I was hanging out with them, their one year old boy, and a few other friends, when all of a sudden they hand me a gift bag. Inside the bag was a miniature replica of Christ The Redeemer, the giant statue of Jesus with hi...
by Devon McCoy on April 17th, 2021
Yesterday was the first time I saw The Passion of the Christ. Brief synopsis: a two hour long movie graphically visualizing Jesus' crucifixion. It's intense and upsetting, naturally. But what really set me off, what keeps floating to the surface of my mind, what haunts me like a second shadow is the moment when, while hanging on the cross, Jesus speaks.Up to this point, after being whipped 39 time...