Surely he took up our infirmities and carried our sorrows, yet we considered him stricken by God, smitten by him, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was upon him, and by his wounds we are healed. 261 more words
April 18, 2014 Good Friday
Dear Heavenly Father,
Hallowed be Your Name! Blessed are You, dear Lord! Thank you for loving us so much that you stepped down from heaven to earth to save us. 450 more words
The readings for this section are found in Matthew 27, Mark 15, Luke 23, John 18-19.
Mockery of the Highest Order
The crown, the purple robe, the chants of “hail to the king,” they would be funny if they had not been accompanied by the 39 lashes with the leather whip tipped with bones (or metal). 489 more words