Posts Tagged ‘Cross’

“And They Crucified Him” – A Doctor’s Explanation of Crucifixion

A medical doctor provides insight into the pain and suffering of a Roman crucifixion… Jesus endured the cross, suffering the shame and is now seated at the right hand of the Father! “The cross is placed on the ground and the exhausted man is quickly thrown backwards with his shoulders against the wood. The legionnaire…

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The Need For The Cross

Palm Sunday is typically remember for the triumphant entrance of Christ into Jerusalem. From the Jew’s point of view in that day, this was the highlight of His ministry. And yet by Friday He was hanging on the cross, dying the tortured death of a criminal. What went wrong in five days to fall from…

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Responding to Perfect Love

Last week we began a new series on the theme of love. The need for love is a powerful thing isn’t it? I mean everyone needs love. Even the toughest of men who act as if they don’t need anything or anyone still crave to be loved by someone. That is why every action film…

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Behold The Lamb!

Today our text is found in  John 1:19-34. Perhaps more than any other time in history the world is filled with speaking voices.  The accessibility of the internet allows anyone with a computer to share their ideas. It is estimated that every 1/2 a second a new blog is opened on the internet. The blog…

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The (True) Story of the Cross

Read Matthew 21:1-10 for the story of Palm Sunday

 Only 5 days later the same crowd that shouted “Hosanna” would also shout “Crucify him!”

 Read John 19:1-30 for the story of the crucifixion.

Today many have become uncomfortable with the story of the cross.

 A common modern understanding of the cross:

 “I could accept Jesus as…

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