Paul and Silas were publicly stripped of their clothing, flogged, and then thrown in prison. Despite all this, that night they were able to share the gospel with an entire family who accepted Jesus as Lord and Savior. This, because Paul and Silas kept their focus on Christ, regardless of the circumstances they were in.
What does it mean, “Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, having become a curse for us” (Galatians 3:13)? Jesus took our guilt and our rightful punishment upon himself. He was the only One who could because He was, himself, without sin. In His sinlessness, He was made the worthy, “sacrificial,” Lamb of God.
When people look at you, does your daily walk somehow make others think about Jesus? It did for Lazarus. Lazarus became a living testimony for Jesus. Lazarus, who was a friend of Jesus, was allowed to die so Jesus would be gloried. Yes, Jesus knew beforehand that Lazarus was dying, […]
Some have suggested it was, perhaps, a solar eclipse that caused darkness over all the land for 3 hours during Jesus crucifixion. However, Jesus was crucified on the first day of Passover, which always occurs under a full moon. And it’s impossible, within natural laws, for a solar eclipse to occur during a full moon.