For years the name of this holiday did not make sense to me. For one thing, why celebrate the death of Jesus? This event was not some pleasant, pastel Easter play, but the real deal. Jesus was tortured, nailed to a tree and died, for heaven's sake! And yes, it was for heaven's sake, as … Continue reading Why is this day called “Good Friday”?
Did you ever watch Mel Gibson's movie, The Passion of the Christ? I only watched it once. It was just too painful. What is plainly evident is that Jesus really did die on the cross. Here are a few facts to consider: There is no evidence he was drugged. Mark 15:23, 36. Jesus had … Continue reading Jesus Actually Died on the Cross