Tag Archives: Passion of Christ

HOW MANY TIMES MUST YOU BE TOLD?

READ LUKE 18:31-34 The crowds were unrelenting.  The words spoken were inwardly digested.  Jesus was performing miraculous deeds.  Many were coming to faith in Him. It was getting close to His final time on earth and He needed more time … Continue reading

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A BAND OF BROTHERS

  Luke 6:12-16 “In these days he went out to the mountain to pray, and all night he continued in prayer to God.  And when day came, he called his disciples and chose from them twelve, whom he named apostles: Simon, … Continue reading

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THEY WATCHED HIM DIE

John and Jesus’ mother, Mary,  followed the Via Dolorosa and watched the mighty warrior, Jesus go forth into battle.  By this time, the Son of God had gone through a kangaroo court, been put on display before two Roman leaders, beaten … Continue reading

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WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE DONE?

“Anyone can get angry, but to do this to the right person, to the right extent, at the right time, with the right motive, and in the right way, that is not for everyone, nor is it easy.” ― Aristotle … Continue reading

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WALLS CAME DOWN

For forty years, God led His children out of the bondage of slavery in Egypt.  He went before them as a pillar of cloud during the day and a pillar of fire at night, allowing them to travel both day … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – JESUS

This is the final biography of the characters that appeared prior, during and after the death and resurrection of Jesus, Christ.  Those I’ve talked about over the past few weeks define who Jesus was and still is today.  His story is … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – THOMAS, THE DOUBTER

Thomas was the doubter.  He wasn’t always sure of what Jesus’ mission was.  He had to see for himself, the wounds Jesus sustained in order to be convinced it was really Him.  We all have doubts from time to time.  … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – SATAN

He was there in the Garden of Eden, slithering into human minds with deception and promises he had no right to make.  He was there throughout Israel’s history, rearing his ugly head and hardening hearts against the One True God.  … Continue reading

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CHARACTERS OF THE PASSION – JOSEPH OF ARIMATHIA

He was a well respected member of the community, wealthy beyond most standards and a leader in the Sanhedrin.  A native of Arimathea, he now called home Jerusalem.  He undoubtedly knew that his life was soon coming to an end, … Continue reading

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SEASON OF REPENTANCE

The season of Lent is almost here and yet do we know why we celebrate? Traditionally many think it’s a time for us to give something up – make a sacrifice for our wrongdoing.  Others look at it as the … Continue reading

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IT IS FINISHED

MARY’S JOURNEY By Kathy Boecher© The memories of yesterday were more than any one human being could bear.  Her firstborn Son, subjected to the execution of Roman justice – to the humiliation of this horrible torture – to rejection by … 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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ASH WEDNESDAY

Throughout Old Testament history we hear about ashes being used as a sign of total repentance to God.  In Job 42:3–6, Job says to God: “I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear: but now mine eye … Continue reading

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