Tag: Greg Laurie

Been There

Greg Laurie 90x115by Greg Laurie

He was despised and rejected—a man of sorrows, acquainted with deepest grief. We turned our backs on him and looked the other way. He was despised, and we did not care — Isaiah 53:3

Before there was a Calvary, there was a Gethsemane. The sorrow Jesus experienced in the Garden of Gethsemane on the last night before His crucifixion seemed to be the culmination of all of the sorrow He had ever known, which would accelerate to a climax the following day. This time at Gethsemane, next to the cross itself, was the most difficult moment of His life. He underwent stress of cosmic dimensions.

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Humility – Or Humiliation?

Greg Laurie 90x115by Greg Laurie

On more than one occasion during my childhood, people would say to me, "Greg Laurie, will you just grow up?" I heard that because I was often goofing off or pulling a prank on someone.

Growing up is something every kid looks forward to. Kids can hardly wait until they are old enough to hang out with the big kids and do the things they do. But as they get older, they will look wistfully back on those days of childhood as the good old days.