John 19:19-22 When the soldiers nailed Christ to the cross, they placed “a title” on the cross above Jesus’ head. The “title” identified who the person on the cross was. Pilate wrote the title —“JESUS OF NAZARETH THE KING OF THE JEWS.” Matthew 27:37 and Mark 15:26 calls it “his accusation” — It signified what […]
How to have the peace of God in circumstances that hold you captive.
Luke 23:26-33 Our text mentions the man who carried Jesus’ cross. His name was Simon the Cyrenian—In addition to our text He is also mentioned in… Matthew 27:32—And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross. Mark 15:21—And they compel one Simon a […]
Pilate wanted to release Jesus. But, God determined before the world began that Jesus would be slain (Rev. 13:8). Pilate was “a man in a pickle,” caught “between a rock and a hard place.”
1 Kings 17:8-16 We have been learning the first principle of stewardship is putting God first (Mt. 6:33; Prov. 3:9; 1 Cor. 16:2; 2 Cor. 8:5). This principle is illustrated in the story of the widow at Zarephath in 1 Kings 17:8-16 (read). Have you ever considered how God sometimes asks us to do what is humanly […]
For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. Job 19:25