Somber Saturday

It was the morning after an unimaginable tragedy, and it was eerily quiet. The voices of the crowds demanding "crucify him" were gone. The jeers of the onlookers insisting that Jesus "save himself" were silenced. The shouts of the Pharisees declaring "blasphemer" had disappeared. The wails of the women that loved Him had moved within … Continue reading Somber Saturday

Good Friday Reflections

On the surface, the name “Good Friday” seems like a misnomer. To Jesus’ friends and followers, there was nothing good about that Friday. The week had started off well. On Sunday, Jesus had entered Jerusalem with a celebration and He spent the week proclaiming the message of His Kingdom to all who would listen. They … Continue reading Good Friday Reflections

Good Friday

The day of Jesus' crucifixion. The day he paid the price for my sins. The day my savior was tried, convicted and sentenced. Tortured, mocked and killed. Only in hindsight does the name "Good Friday" make sense. Mark 15, NLT: Very early in the morning the leading priests, the elders, and the teachers of religious … Continue reading Good Friday