1. Ash Wednesday, is meant to remind us we have a death problem. All living things made from the soil shall return to it.
  2. The first course is always humble pie because, at the table, there are just two seats: from humiliation to exaltation.
  3. Exemplified here are two misunderstandings about the forgiveness and graciousness of God among some Christians.
  4. The cross presents us a radically different standard. In God’s justice executed in the cross of Christ, nobody gets what they deserve.