Behold the Man!

  ….Who keeps covenant promises, Who defeats the Powers of Darkness, Who establishes His Kingdom on earth as it is in Heaven not by force but with love, Who gave His life as a ransom for many… “What I handed on to you at the beginning, you see, was what I received, namely this: “The…

Born to Walk Around on Crucifixion Ground

  “Two particular details about Roman crucifixion are of special interest to us in this book. First, it would not be much of an exaggeration to say that Jesus of Nazareth grew up under the shadow of the cross…The Galilee of Jesus’ boyhood, then, all knew about Roman crosses (Antiquities 17.286-98; War 2.66-79)…When he told…