Journey to the Cross and Beyond P4: The Cross

The cross and the events surrounding it foreshadowed the greatest miracle and revelation in history. Around the time of Jesus’ death, the following things occurred: There was darkness over the land from the 6th – 9th hour He died at the 9th hour, after crying out loudly “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?” (“My God, My God, … More Journey to the Cross and Beyond P4: The Cross

Journey to the Cross and Beyond P3: Gethsemane Betrayal

Imagine if one of your best friends betrayed you to death. For Jesus, this happened in Gethsemane. It was here that Judas kissed Him, marking Him for arrest by those from the chief priests, scribes and elders. As He was taken, the Bible tells us that Jesus was completely abandoned by His followers. “… they … More Journey to the Cross and Beyond P3: Gethsemane Betrayal

Journey to the Cross and Beyond P2: Gethsemane Prayer

In the garden of Gethsemane, Jesus spends some time in prayer. He takes Peter, James and John with Him. His disciples find themselves unable to stay awake while Jesus labours in prayer, and Jesus says to them: [Mark 14:34] – “My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here and watch” [Mark 14:38] – “Watch and … More Journey to the Cross and Beyond P2: Gethsemane Prayer