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Seven Sayings From The Cross: Purpose

Multitudes journey through this thing we call life void of any clear goal, sense of mission, or idea of purpose.  Life is just life.  There is nothing in particular that they wish to accomplish.  They are just here, aimlessly drifting … Continue reading

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Seven Sayings From The Cross: Humanity

“I thirst” (John 19:28).  “My tongue cleaveth to my jaws” (Psalm 22:15).  Thirst was something which went with death by crucifixion.  “The suffering of death by crucifixion was intense, especially in hot climates.  Severe local inflammation, coupled with an insignificant … Continue reading

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Seven Sayings From The Cross: Family

Willard Cox has written, “since death by crucifixion was slow, the dying men had plenty of time to talk.  The language of these men was often ugly with bitter cursing, false cries of innocence and pleas for help.  While Jesus … Continue reading

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