Tag Archives: Crucifixion

November 6

TODAY IS… a great day to avoid getting caught up in the excitement. “Pilate said to them, ‘Then what shall I do with Jesus who is called Christ?’ They all said, ‘Crucify Him!’”  Matthew 27:22 NASB It is easy to … Continue reading

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“And On The Third Day….”

  “”….He Rose From The Dead” “But Mary stood weeping outside the tomb, and as she wept she stooped to look into the tomb. And she saw two angels in white, sitting where the body of Jesus had lain, one … Continue reading

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“The Day In-Between”

“Sitting In Stunned Silence” Try to imagine what was taking place in the lives of those who loved Jesus  and had witnessed his brutal execution one day earlier. Much has been written about that day as well as the third … Continue reading

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A Very “Good Friday”

“Defeating Death” “They cried out, “Away with him, away with him, crucify him!” Pilate said to them, “Shall I crucify your King?” The chief priests answered, “We have no king but Caesar.”  So he delivered him over to them to be … Continue reading

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“The Voices We Hear”

“Did any people ever hear the voice of a god speaking out of the midst of the fire, as you have heard, and still live?”  Deuteronomy 4:33 ESV When I talk to my sister on the telephone, I hear her … Continue reading

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“A Thousand First Steps”

“The simple believes everything,     but the prudent gives thought to his steps.”   Proverbs 14:15 ESV At the end of the previous post, I announced that “I had found the foot of the stairs, and I was about to begin … Continue reading

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“Raising The White Flag”

“But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.” (1 Corinthians 15:57 ESV) There is a tendency to associate ‘surrendering’ with ‘losing’ or being a ‘loser’. While this certainly might be a proper viewpoint when discussing … Continue reading

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“The Beginning Of The Journey”

In ancient times, the crucifixion of murderers, bandits, or other enemies of the state was commonplace and the public display of such an extraordinarily cruel and presumably painful method of punishment would likely have provided a deterrent to many who might consider … Continue reading

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