Jesus said, “It is finished!” Then he bowed his head and gave up his spirit.
These things happened in fulfillment of the Scriptures that say, “They will look on the one they pierced.”
Read: 2 Samuel 17:1-29, John 19:23-42, Psalm 119:129-152, Proverbs 16:12-13
What you can see in this picture is a view I have had repeated opportunities to view in real life this year. Actually, I don’t think this picture even begins to do the real view justice. To me left I am looking out at the Mediterranean Sea. Before me, are the north end of the Syrian Gates. It is a spur of the Taurus Mountains that comes all the way down to the coast of Southern Turkey, Syria, and Lebanon. The famous port of Syrian Alexandria marks a point where there is a gap in those mountains that provide land access to Syria and…