Actually that Friday was one of great mourning for the first Jesus-followers. Then came Easter Sunday. We now can look back on that weekend in Jerusalem 2000 years ago with a broader perspective. Actually, everyone should. ◊ Even while a woefully… Read More ›
A Good Bad Friday
Things could not have gone worse for such a promising weekend. No one was prepared for what happened on that Friday, an apparently good day gone very wrong. ◊ The two men were absolutely devastated as they walked toward the… Read More ›
So, What Was Said?
We understand Jesus studied the Hebrew Scriptures. We know He once had a very specific conversation in which He explained what the Scriptures said concerning Himself. So, what did Jesus really say? ◊ Tom had a very pointed question about… Read More ›
What’s Good About Good Friday?
We now call it Good Friday. It was actually a disaster for many people who had such high hopes going into that weekend 2,000 years ago in Jerusalem. ◊ Often things look so different in retrospect. So is the case… Read More ›
Good Friday Disaster
Things could not have turned more cruel or ugly on the cusp of such a promising weekend. No one was prepared for what happened on that Friday and then on Sunday. ♦ The two men were devastated as they walked toward… Read More ›
What Was Jesus Thinking?
Regardless of your Easter season traditions, it’s interesting to consider the central figure of the holiday. Jesus’ behavior was significantly odd and noteworthy that week. ♦ Like many other Jews of the day, Jesus was traveling to Jerusalem to celebrate Passover,… Read More ›
Proof of Easter’s Truth
Every year the case for the Resurrection of Christ is questioned. Let’s get past speculation and deal with facts, both real and even circumstantial. The proof points are overwhelming. ♦ They should teach this stuff in school. Not to promote religion,… Read More ›