Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Boldness of Joseph

Mark 15:43Mark 15:43English: World English Bible – WEB43 Joseph of Arimathaea, a prominent council member who also himself was looking for the Kingdom of God, came. He boldly went in to Pilate, and asked for Jesus’ body.WP-Bible plugin tells us that Joseph of Arimathea was a prominent member of the Sanhedrin. Luke 23:50-51Luke 23:50-51English: World […]

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Three Testimonies

Last week we read of Jesus’ last moments before His death. Among the New Testament writers, only John was an eyewitness. But there were many testimonies to Jesus’ death – and to His resurrection – both within scripture and in secular history. And there are three often-neglected testimonies right here […]

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Why Have You Forsaken Me?

The word forsake means to abandon, to break off from. In the crucifixion of Jesus Christ – the second person of the one Triune God – our Lord was at once the only sacrifice worthy to bear our sins, and the holy Son of God. God cannot look upon sin […]

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Piling On

The Man who only hours earlier was teaching at the temple (Lk. 21:37-38Lk. 21:37-38English: World English Bible – WEB37 Every day Jesus was teaching in the temple, and every night he would go out and spend the night on the mountain that is called Olivet. 38 All the people came early in the morning […]

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