Jesus saves

Dying, He Saved Me – Mark 15:31

The priests and teachers who mocked Jesus at the cross challenged him to save himself by coming down off the cross. But it was to save others that he willingly laid down his life for all people. He died on the cross so that I might have life eternal. Praise God! Jesus saves!

I was there

I Was There – Mark 14:51-52

In the midst of this serious account of Jesus betrayal and arrest is found this amusing little story of a young man who turned into a streaker. What possible reason could there be for this inclusion? I believe it is the author of this gospel saying, “I was there”. I personally saw what happened.

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And They Crucified Him – Matthew 27:35

When they had crucified him, they divided up his clothes by casting lots. – Matthew 27:35 And they crucified him. Dividing up his clothes, they cast lots to see what each would get. – Mark 15:24 When they came to the place called the Skull, they crucified him there, along with the criminals—one on his right, the other on his left. – Luke 23:33 There they crucified him, and with him two others—one on each side and Jesus in the middle.- John 19:18 Without a doubt, at least for the Christian, the crucifixion of Jesus is only rivaled in importance …

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What About Jesus

Central to Christianity is the person and work of Jesus of Nazareth.  Most religions can trace their origin back to a person.  But generally that person is not significant except for their teachings.  Who and what they were, or even if they existed, is really not all that important.  Jesus is different though.  He is more significant for who he was and what he did, than for what he taught.  And as a result, who he was is of vital importance to us. Did he even exist? While most people will acknowledge that Jesus actually existed, there are those who …

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