Passion Week begins with Singing!

Just days before He cleansed the temple again, before He hosted the Last Supper complete with foot-washing, before He predicted Judas’ betrayal and Peter’s thrice denial, before He went to Gethsemane and caught a glimpse of the imminent cup of wrath, before He was arrested, interrogated, flogged, and nailed to a cross like a criminal;Continue reading “Passion Week begins with Singing!”

He descended into Hell

In the Garden of Gethsemane, we find Jesus like we’ve never seen Him before,  “greatly distressed and troubled” and saying, “My soul is very sorrowful, even to death.” Then He prays, “Abba, Father, all things are possible for you. Remove this cup from me. Yet not what I will, but what you will.” (Mark 14:36)Continue reading “He descended into Hell”

Jesus found Hell rather than Heaven opened before him

Jesus received a glimpse of the horror and terror of His death while He was in the Garden of Gethsemane that sent Him reeling. He was “greatly distressed and troubled” and even said, “My soul is very sorrowful, even to death.” Later  “he fell on the ground and prayed that, if it were possible, theContinue reading “Jesus found Hell rather than Heaven opened before him”

The most uncomfortable scene in the New Testament

Now There are at least three scenes in the New Testament where attentive Christians feel uncomfortable  about how their Savior acts because it seems that he actions are unbecoming of the God-man: -The Cleansing of the Temple – We think He’s just too angry and Jesus shouldn’t get angry. – The Miracle of Changing WaterContinue reading “The most uncomfortable scene in the New Testament”