The Finished Work of Christ on the Cross

So many people try to work their way to heaven. They think that by working harder, being nicer, helping those in need, saying certain prayers, giving money to particular causes, and going to church services more often, that they somehow will earn the favor of God. In other words, they try to stack good deeds … Continue reading The Finished Work of Christ on the Cross

The Crucifixion of Jesus

Read the accounts of the crucifixion of Jesus and you will be moved. Consider the fact that crucifixion was invented by the Roman Empire to be the most humiliating and painful form of death ever known to man. Execution by crucifixion was intended to deter people from ever following the example of the condemned. The agony of the cross. The … Continue reading The Crucifixion of Jesus

The Arrest of Jesus

Betrayal. Denial. Trial. Verdict. You can read the story HERE from the Gospel of John chapters 18 & 19. Betrayal. As Jesus shared a meal with his disciples, he announced to the group that one of them would betray him. Judas left the meal early, shortly after Jesus uttered those words. He rounded up a … Continue reading The Arrest of Jesus

The Passion Week – What Jesus Experienced Day by Day That Week

Here is a good chart to help you visualize what Jesus went through day by day during the week leading up to his crucifixion and resurrection. His strength, composure, focus, compassion and love for us were on full display. This graphic shows how the four gospel writers wrote down the eyewitness accounts of the events, … Continue reading The Passion Week – What Jesus Experienced Day by Day That Week