SHOCKED SPEECHLESS

Isa.52:13-15 - “Look! My servant will prosper and succeed!He will be highly honored, raised up, and greatly exalted!Just as many were appalled at the sight of him(for so marred was his appearance, like an object of horror;he no longer looked like a man),so now he will startle many nations.Kings will be shocked speechless before him.For …

TRIUMPH

2 Cor.2:14,15 - God always makes his grace visible in Christ, who includes us as partners of his endless triumph. Through our yielded lives he spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of God everywhere we go. We have become the unmistakable aroma of the victory of the Anointed One to God —a perfume of life …

KING OF THE JEWS

Jn. 19:19,20 - Pilate had them post a sign over the cross, which was written in three languages—Aramaic, Latin, and Greek. Many of the people of Jerusalem read the sign, for he was crucified near the city. The sign stated: “Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews. There were so many supposed coincidences that …

EVERYMAN

JN.18:39,40 - “But you have a custom that I release someone for you at the Passover; do you wish then that I release for you the King of the Jews?” So they cried out again, saying, “Not this Man, but Barabbas.” Now Barabbas was a robber. The story of Barabbas powerfully pictures the gospel message. …

I THIRST

John 19:28 - After this, Jesus, knowing that all things had already been accomplished, to fulfill the Scripture, *said, “I am thirsty.” Toward the end of the crucifixion Jesus cried out, “I thirst”. He had remained silent through the beating, the mocking, and the crucifixion; why cry out now? There are two things we can …

Crucified

I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live,but Christ lives in me. Gal. 2:20 Crucifixion was a horrible way to die. You actually died of suffocation. The Romans were quite barbaric. For us today, the cross has become more of a religious symbol. We wear crosses as symbols of our faith on …