“Save yourself!” (Matthew 27:40). This taunt was shouted to Jesus four times while he hung on the cross. It was shouted by passersby, by the Jewish rulers, by the Roman soldiers, and by one of the criminals crucified with him. Though it was nothing but
Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ rocked the world in 2004 with its graphic portrayal of the crucifixion. Clocking in at a little over two hours, the film tells the story of Jesus’ final hours leading up to the cross. The movie was shocking
It has been suggested that Psalms 22–24 form a deliberate trilogy, and that the common theme is that of Jesus as Shepherd. The New Testament reveals Jesus as “the good shepherd” (John 10:11), “the great Shepherd” (Hebrews 13:20), and “the Chief Shepherd” (1 Peter 5:4).
The Lord Jesus Christ was tempted His entire earthly sojourn. From the cradle to the cross, Jesus of Nazareth was tempted to sin. If He ever succumbed to temptation, we would not have a Saviour. The wilderness temptations are an important cameo into what Jesus