crucifixion

We Would See Jesus!

The recent resurrection of Lazarus had caused quite a stir in Jerusalem among the throngs gathered for Passover. A number of Greeks, probably Jewish proselytes, had also come to Jerusalem to worship and heard of the miracle. They approached Philip: “Sir, we would see Jesus” (John 12:21, KJV). Jesus’ followers didn’t know it then, but […]

Psalm of the Cross

Two Gospel writers, Matthew and Mark, record that near His death, Jesus called out in a loud voice with what might seem to be a strange statement: “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Matthew 27:46). “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you […]