Jesus’s Journey to the Cross

As if the agony of Gethsemane and the seemingly endless illegal trials (see here and here) that Jesus endured were not enough, Jesus’s journey to Calvary’s cross was absolutely brutal.  For example, did you know the Roman soldiers severely mocked and tortured Jesus in a charade called The King’s Game? Matthew 27:27-31 and Mark 15:16-20 …

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7 Days in the Holy Land: Day 6 – Golgotha and the Garden Tomb

Today is a special day, my friends! If you have ever gazed upon the stony crag of Golgotha, only to turn and stoop inside the empty tomb, you know the sense of awe and unexplainable thoughts and emotions this place evokes. To know we serve a risen Savior is such an overwhelming gift, and to …

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The Silent Hours “In Between”

It is difficult to put into words how vividly your Bible comes to life as you gaze upon the very places from where Scripture was written. For example, how vividly we imagine the crucifixion when standing "face-to-face" with Golgotha, the hill where Jesus was crucified. Some of you have been there, and perhaps these pictures …

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Visiting Golgotha and the Garden Tomb

Garden Tomb (This Resurrection weekend series sprung forth from our Israel tour back in November, but I have been yearning to share it with you again! Enjoy!) For Christians, it is hard to imagine a sight of greater significance than the Garden Tomb. To step inside the garden is to step into one of the …

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