He was Scourged – This is not just a whipping = Scourging tears the flesh from the body - A Crown of Thorns – Like nails into the scalp - Most of his beard pulled out - Clothes put on and ripped off - Large wooden cross put on His shoulder - Iron spikes driven through hands and feet - Arms tied - Cross dropped in hole muscles and tendons stretch and rip - Left to die.
What follows are 7 amazing statements that truly show the character of our Lord; the depth of His love; His suffering, concern, dedication and sacrifice.
Palm Sunday a guest pastor at my church gave a message on forgiveness. God sent Christ into humanity in order to forgive us. Just as we have been forgiven, we should forgive others. This is the message of Easter.
A great and wondrous sign appeared in heaven: a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet and a crown of twelve stars on her head. She was pregnant and cried out in pain as she was about to give birth.
I just ended chapter eleven of Revelation with my last post, and to be honest I did not feel like I did a very good job of it. For example: If someone asks you a question, stick with the most direct answer. There in my problem lies.