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Seven Sayings From The Cross: Trust/Commitment

The last words which we have recorded of Jesus speaking from the cross are, “Father, into Your hands I commit My spirit” (Luke 23:46).  Then, we’re told, “having said this, he breathed His last” (Luke 23:46). I find it significant that … Continue reading

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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: Aloneness

The chronology:  (1) Jesus was with Pilate the sixth hour Roman time, or 6 AM (John 19:14).  Note: John used Roman time see John 20:19.  (2) Jesus was crucified the third hour of the day Jewish time, or 9 AM … Continue reading

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Seven Sayings From The Cross: Forgiveness

An injustice had been done.  An innocent man had been condemned to die a horrible death by crucifixion.  Humanity cruelly mocked, ridiculed, and laughed him to scorn while he was in pain and agony.  One could understand why such a … Continue reading

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