six days before

Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany, where Laz’arus was, whom Jesus had raised from the dead. John 12:1 Picture it if you can. The place — Jerusalem. The time — close to the turn of the millennium. The cultural and political climate is […]

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seven more days

on the way to the cross… The Apostle Paul wrote to the Church at Ephesus: “…How blessed is God! And what a blessing he is! He’s the Father of our Master, Jesus Christ, and takes us to the high places of blessing in him. Long […]

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friday – good and black

He was oppressed, and he was afflicted, yet he opened not his mouth; like a lamb that is led to the slaughter, and like a sheep that before its shearers is dumb, so he opened not his mouth. Isaiah 53:7 Christian tradition says Christ spent […]

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Sunday – HE LIVES!

Remember His Words? On the first day of the week, Sunday – Resurrection Sunday – at early dawn while it was still mostly dark, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome, who had all come with Jesus from Galilee, went back to the […]

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Saturday – popular world view

As you’ll recall from reading the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ ministry on earth the Sabbath is a time when NO work may be done without invoking the wrath of the Pharisees. There’s not much information preserved in Biblical records concerning the hours and days Jesus’ […]

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Friday – good and black

Christian tradition says Christ spent Friday on a cross, juxtaposed between two thieves, completing God’s plan for reconciling his fallen creation (man) to himself. Hollywood and the History Channel take great pleasure in depicting  the horror of the crucifixion of Christ.  With the special effects […]

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