Category Archives: cross

THEY CRUCIFIED HIM

Originally posted March 15, 2016 There doesn’t seem to be anything good about Good Friday.  The streets were lined with an angry mob demanding the death of three men.  Two deserved to die, the other didn’t. Hidden in that crowd were … Continue reading

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LOOK TO THE CROSS

Our days on earth are really very few when you think about it.  As I grow older and closer to the end of mine, I’ve begun to realize that.  It seems only yesterday that the ground was covered with a white … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – SOLDIERS WHO CRUCIFIED HIM

Who were these men who crucified Jesus?  Many soldiers are mentioned in the Passion stolry who carried out the job of execution.  It was their duty to do so.  These soldiers had worked their way up through the ranks, exhibited great … Continue reading

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THE CURSE OF THE CROSS

Many years ago, a group of our church members were putting the finishing touches on our newly built sanctuary.  My husband had the honor of constructing the cross which would be placed at the front.  It was made of railroad ties … Continue reading

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THE SCOURGE

  39 lashes was the limit.  More than that would have probably caused death.  The object of lashing was to inflict severe pain and humiliation.  It was part of the ritual of crucifixion – a means to cause the criminal … Continue reading

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Ascension Day

    40 days had passed since his brutally crushed body was raised from death and He appeared to His followers.  Some thought He was a ghost, others doubted it was Him.  In that short span of time, He proved that … Continue reading

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Psalm 98:1

“O sing unto the LORD a new song; for he hath done marvellous things: his right hand, and his holy arm, hath gotten him the victory.” HE IS RISEN, INDEED!   

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IN CHRIST ALONE

In Christ alone my hope is found,He is my light, my strength, my song;this Cornerstone, this solid Ground,firm through the fiercest drought and storm.What heights of love, what depths of peace,when fears are stilled, when strivings cease!My Comforter, my All … Continue reading

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THE MOUNT OF OLIVES

It’s located just outside the city of Jerusalem.  The garden below was a designated cemetery for the Jewish people.  Many of them are buried there.  My son seemed to find solace in that place.  He spent much of his time … Continue reading

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DO  NOT BE AFRAID

Out of the depths of my transgression, my heart screams for relief. I grumble – I complain – I even blame God for my shortcomings. How dare I challenge the Creator of heaven and earth? Who do I think I … Continue reading

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He was so much more

He walked among the people, He told them of God’s love.He came to walk within our shoes, from heaven up above.His words were new to those He taught, He spoke of love unknown,How every single sacrifice would not for sin … Continue reading

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THEY FOLLOWED HIM

He was beginning to establish quite a following.  There were a number of men who left their jobs and families behind just to be part of this work my son was starting.  His cousin, John, had laid the groundwork by … Continue reading

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