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Guest Post: Come Down from the Cross

Christ on the cross

Today’s post is written by my friend, *Pam*. Thanks so much, Pam! I’ll be posting over at *Morning Cocoa*. ************* Mark 15:29-32 Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads and saying, “So! You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days, come down from the cross […]

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Taking Care of Business

Young Family 1

John 19:25 – 27  Near the cross of Jesus stood his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus saw his mother there, and the disciple whom he loved standing nearby, he said to his mother, “Dear woman, here is your son,” and to the disciple, “Here is your […]

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Guest Post: The Freedom of Forgiveness

Today’s post is written by my friend, *Jean*. Thanks, Jean! If you need me, I’ll be over at *Coffee Talk*. 🙂 ****************** Luke 23:34 Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” Last week I read The Shack by William P. Young. I recommend you read it with a […]

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King of the Jews

Crown of Thorns

John 19:19 – 22 Pilate had a notice prepared and fastened to the cross. It read: Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews. Many of the Jews read this sign, for the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city, and the sign was written in Aramaic, Latin and Greek. The chief priests […]

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Sea Crossing 3

Luke 23:32 – 33 Two other men, both criminals, were also led out with him to be executed. When they came to the place called the Skull, there they crucified him, along with the criminals – one on his right, the other on his left. Do you remember when, in Mark 10:35 – 39, James […]

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No Cheating


Matthew 27:32 – 34 As they were going out, they met a man from Cyrene, named Simon, and they forced him to carry the cross. They came to a place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull). There they offered Jesus wine to drink, mixed with gall; but after tasting it, he refused […]

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Guest Post: Daughters of Jerusalem


Today’s post is written by my friend and walking buddy, *Anne Legare*. I’ll be posting over at *Coffee Talk*. Blessings! ********** Luke 23:26-31: When they led Him away, they seized a man, Simon of Cyrene, coming in from the country, and placed on him the cross to carry behind Jesus. And following Him was a […]

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The Skull


John 19:17 Carrying his own cross, he went out to the place of the Skull (which in Aramaic is called Golgotha). For centuries, scholars have debated the reason why this particular hill was called, “The Skull”. In Aramaic, the word is Golgotha. In Latin, the term is calvaria, from which we get our word, “Calvary.” […]

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Why People are Mean

Crown of Thorns

John 19:1 – 3 Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe and went up to him again and again, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!” And they struck him in the face. This […]

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I am Barabbas


Mark 15:6 – 15 Now it was the custom at the Feast to release a prisoner whom the people requested. A man called Barabbas was in prison with the insurrectionists who had committed murder in the uprising. The crowd came up and asked Pilate to do for them what he usually did. “Do you want […]

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