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“If you confess with your mouth JESUS AS LORD…”

“If you confess with your mouth Jesus as Lord, and believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved; for with the heart a person believes, 

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The Burial of Jesus

Baltasar de Echave y Rioja – The Burial of Christ, 1665. (Public domain)

Joseph of Arimathea has an important role in the story of Jesus. He is variously a rich man or a dissenting member of the Jewish council (of the High Priest or the Sanhedrin). 622 more words

New Testament

Bat Out of Hell

Life is strange sometimes. Okay, life itself might not be strange, but the stuff that happens certainly can be. It’s also possible the stuff that happens after you’re no longer living could be equally strange, but no one has ever documented it. 1,700 more words

Jesus Christ

The Meaning of the Earth

During Holy week we studied the stories of the people who surrounded the Christ during the last days of His earthly incarnation. We tried to “walk” with Mary, the mother of Jesus, imagining all that she carried; Peter, with all of his questions, insights and his denial, Mary Magdalene, from whom he had driven away seven demons, Judas and his betrayal and Pontius Pilate, who tried many times to set Jesus free.  280 more words

The History behind Pilate

I am not usually a fan of documentaries about the Bible because they often have a sensationalist bent to them. However, the history 2004 documentary… 98 more words

Bible Study

On trial: Jesus Before Pilate and Herod

Munkacsy – Christ in front of Pilate, 1881 (Public domain)

In Luke’s Gospel, Jesus undergoes a series of hearings and trials. The first is before the council of the elders, including the chief priests and teachers of the law. 1,453 more words

New Testament