Category Archives: Good Friday

The Cursed Crown

Crowns have historically been the ultimate sign of power and authority. Only kings and queens get to legitimately wear legitimate crowns. The most valuable crown in the world these days is St. Edward’s Crown, which is the centerpiece of the … Continue reading

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The Scarlet Worm

But I am a worm, and no man; A reproach of men, and despised by the people. (Psalm 22:6) Early church leaders sometimes called Psalm 22 “the fifth gospel” because it is quoted in the New Testament so many times … Continue reading

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When a Nightmare Becomes a Reality

6’10, 235 pound Darrall Imhoff was a great basketball player. He was a two-time All American at the University of California, was a starter on that school’s 1959 team that won the NCAA championship, won a gold medal as a … Continue reading

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The 12 Hours of Good Friday

In the Jerusalem of Christ’s day, time could be reckoned according to the Jewish system or the Roman system. Both were commonly used. A 24-hour day in the Jewish system began at 6:00 p.m. sundown and ended at 6:00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Good Friday

Today is Good Friday, so called because this is the day we honor Christ’s death on the cross. The traditional timeline puts Jesus on the cross the Friday before Easter (Resurrection) Sunday. I use the words “traditional timeline” because there are other possible timelines. … Continue reading

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