I am reading some books on the Cross in the run up to Easter. This is one which I have been meaning to read. Mahaney produces a passionate and systematic view of the Cross, even though it is only 166 pages. Not only is this a passionate call to focus on the cross, it encourages us to live a cross entered life – not because it would enhance your christian walk (it would) but because we SHOULD be living a cross centered life as believers. Do we understand what the cross achieved? Do we know the significance of Christ’s life and death? Do we realize that we put Christ on the Cross? Have we appropriated the work of the cross to us?
Manageable, readable and passionate.