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The Burial of Jesus

My pastor, Mike Watson, explained it well when he said, “The burial of Jesus vindicates Jesus’ death and validates His resurrection.” The following blog is based upon his sermon at my home church last Sunday. 1 Corinthians 15:3-4  3 For what … Continue reading

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Wounded for Our Transgressions

When I was photographing a wedding last fall, I saw this large cross hanging in the back of an old church in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA. Crosses hanging in churches, houses and from people’s necks never quite capture the horrific physical, … Continue reading

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The Scourge – Its role in Biblical History and Jesus’ Execution

WARNING! This blog will talk about the scourge or whip used to administer punishment during Biblical times. We will also talk about the scourging of Jesus before He was taken to the cross. Please be aware that this blog will … Continue reading

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Jesus: The “Stare Down” Champion of All Time

Have you ever gotten into one of those “stare down” contests? You know, where two people stare at each other to see who blinks first? Most of us have at one time or another. Imagine getting into a sort of … Continue reading

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Meet Barabbas, son of the father. Villian or Hero?

“Give us Barabbas” (John 18:40) We all know of Barabbas, the notorious prisoner freed by Pilate instead of Jesus. Yet we know very little about him. Let’s see what we can surmise from the Bible and what an early church … Continue reading

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