Nailing it down

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There are times when we need to drive a stake into the ground to establish a fact, to make a statement. The marker becomes a tangible reminder that dispels uncertainty—that ends discussion. It makes the verbal visible. It is something we can point to and come back to.

When the Maker of the planet purposed to confirm to us the reality of His unrelenting love, He was kind enough to place the matter beyond dispute. He hammered into the soil an enormous wooden stake. It left no room for doubt. He made His point pain-fully clear. And it bore an unmistakable resemblance to a cross.

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