Tag Archives: cross

THE STAGE IS SET

The stage was set. All the promises of old were being fulfilled by God. The Messiah was here! His mother cradled the tiny infant in her loving arms as stepdad, Joseph looked over her shoulder. Shepherds wondered at the sight … Continue reading

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GOOD FRIDAY?

I never quite understood the meaning of the words, “Good Friday.” What’s good about it? Today we’ll hear sermons and watch movies depicting the horrendous torture and death of Jesus of Nazareth. We will experience the pain of the lash, … Continue reading

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LOOK TO THE CROSS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When life engulfs you with anger and rage – when you struggle with fear and temptation, Turn your mind to the glory of God’s written page – He will heal you and … Continue reading

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THE CURSE OF THE CROSS

Roman crucifixion was considered to be the most painful, disgraceful and horrific forms of torture.  The hands and feet were bound and nailed to the cross. The pain was excruciating.  There was strain on the wrists,, shoulders and arms.  The rib cage was … Continue reading

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BEHOLD THE CROSS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© When bruised and injured we do fall, before our Father’s throne And look upon the lamb once slain for all sins to atone, Our pain is nothing next to His, our wounds … Continue reading

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BURDENS CARRIED

Jesus’ beaten and wounded body was exhausted from continuous beatings.  His flesh was a mass of blood and torn flesh, along with the spit spewing from His accusers mouths. His trek along the via dolorosa included carrying the instrument of … Continue reading

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THE CROSS

ART & POETRY BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© The image of the cross stands firm, in every Christian’s mind, The blessings that it gives to us, we nowhere else will find, Though bloodied by the Son of God, with his … Continue reading

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CAN WE CARRY THE BURDEN?

MARY’S JOURNEY By Kathy Boecher© Jesus’ beaten and wounded body was exhausted from continuous beatings.  His flesh was a mass of blood and torn flesh, along with the spit spewing from His accusers mouths. His trek along the Via Dolorosa … Continue reading

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RANDOM THOUGHT – DEATH

Original art by Paul T. Boecher© “The Valley of the Shadow of Death” Deep within the darkness of death, there lies a golden light leading the way to eternity.  Even though terror lies all around, that light continues to shine.  … Continue reading

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