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  • Substitutionary Atonement: Jesus Died for Us

    04/17/2022 5:06:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 17, 2022 | Michael Brown
    The prophet Isaiah said it so beautifully, hundreds of years before Jesus’ death: “We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to our own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all” (Isaiah 53:6). What a message! We sinned. He died. We deserved the punishment. He took it on Himself. That is the meaning of the cross. As expressed by Peter, “He Himself bore our sins in His body on the tree, so that, having died to sins, we might live for righteousness; you have been healed by His wounds. ....
  • Video: Woke Californians Want To Ban The Bible For ‘Hate Speech’

    04/16/2022 4:00:59 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 92 replies
    InfoWars ^ | April 16th 2022, 1:42 pm | Infowars.com
    In a social experiment by Mark Dice, random beachgoers in San Diego, California are asked if they’ll sign a petition to ban the Bible. Many of their reactions will shock you. This comes as a New York Times piece called on Good Friday for the elimination of the belief in God, claiming the Almighty is responsible for “war and violence.” Brain Force Ultra is back in stock at 40% off — get yours today!
  • Behold the Image of God in Man, Given and Poured Out for You

    04/15/2022 5:46:51 PM PDT · by Fester Chugabrew
    Sword-in-Hat (Thinking Out Loud) ^ | April 15, 2022 | Rev. Dr. D. R. Stuckwisch
    It is amazing how visual the Gospel of the Passion is. “Look!” you are told, again and again. “Behold the Lamb of God.” “Behold the Man.” “Behold your King.” “Like this,” St. John will describe, as though you could actually see some gesture he is making while he preaches. No one has ever seen God at any time, but now the Incarnate Son, who resides in the bosom of the Father, He reveals God to us. For the Word of God, who is God, by whom all things are made — He has become Flesh. In Him God tabernacles among...
  • "Evil Friday Is Also Good Friday" (Sermon for Good Friday, on Luke 23:44-56)

    04/15/2022 1:08:33 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 5 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 15, 2022 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Evil Friday Is Also Good Friday” (Luke 23:44-56) The theme for our Lenten journey this year has been “You Meant It for Evil, But God Meant It for Good.” We have seen how God can just plain grab something evil and use it for good, in his larger plan. No one could see it at the time, but that’s how God works. We see God working this way in our reading tonight from Luke 23. Something evil was happening on the day our Lord Jesus was crucified. But God used it for good--for incredible, tremendous good--which is why call this...
  • This Good Friday, Are You a Hider?

    04/14/2022 11:00:29 PM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 6 replies
    IFB ^ | 4/15/22
    dear friend, this Good Friday and Passion Week are you a hider? Are you one who hides from Almighty God in the cloak of demonic darkness (Gen. 3:6-11; John 3:19-21; Eph. 2:1-3)? Are you hiding in your traditions, family, culture, political party, skin color, "good" works, vices, social justice crusades, career, global movements, conservatism, liberalism, marxism, religiousness, abortion rights, pro-life passions, greeds, creeds, violence, gangs, humanitarian institutions, genders, sports, movies, etc., etc.? Dear friend, if so,, what are you hiding in that will keep you from coming to the ETERNAL Light of Almighty God your ETERNAL RIGHTEOUS Creator, who so...
  • On The Physical Death of Jesus Christ

    04/14/2022 3:25:47 PM PDT · by Oakleaf · 65 replies
    Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) ^ | March 21, 1986 | | William D. Edwards, MD; Wesley J. Gabel, MDiv; Floyd E. Hosmer, MS, AMI
    ABSTRACT: Jesus of Nazareth underwent Jewish and Roman trials, was flogged, and was sentenced to death by crucifixion. The scourging produced deep stripelike lacerations and appreciable blood loss, and it probably set the stage for hypovolemic shock as evidenced by the fact that Jesus was too weakened to carry the crossbar (patibulum) to Golgotha. At the site of crucifixion his wrists were nailed to the patibulum, and after the patibulum was lifted onto the upright post, (stipes) his feet were nailed to the stipes. The major pathophysiologic effect of crucifixion was an interference with normal respirations. Accordingly, death resulted primarily...
  • Juneteeth strikes again

    03/30/2022 2:28:28 PM PDT · by George from New England · 51 replies
    rumour | self
    Juneteenth to replace Good Friday for day off -- thank you Biden Heard this from a federal credit union worker.
  • Another Easter without Mass: What happened to Catholic Ireland?

    04/03/2021 10:25:54 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 36 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | April 2, 2021 | Michael Haynes
    Another Easter without Mass: What happened to Catholic Ireland?May the blood of the Irish martyrs serve to inspire the Church, so that the Irish clergy may once more fulfill their vocation to lead souls to God instead of away from Him, and may the underground Church continue to grow in size and fervor.DUBLIN, Ireland, April 2, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) –– For the second year running, the Irish government has brought about something which would have made the previous persecutors of Irish Catholics so very proud: The prohibition of public worship during Holy Week and Easter.Yet the blame cannot fall solely at...
  • "The Light Shines in the Darkness" (Sermon for Good Friday, on John 1:1-5, 9-14)

    04/02/2021 1:15:22 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 4 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 2, 2021 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “The Light Shines in the Darkness” (John 1:1-5, 9-14) Tonight we’re doing a traditional Good Friday evening service called “Tenebrae.” The Latin word, “tenebrae,” means “shadows” or “darkness.” This is the Service of the Shadows, the Service of Darkness--moving to complete darkness at the end of the service. This reminds us of the darkness that came over the land when Christ was hanging on the cross, the great darkness that occurred when the author of life was put to death. And then his lifeless body was placed in the tomb, and night fell, and all was darkness and shadows. The...
  • How Christians Have Honored Good Friday For Centuries

    04/02/2021 8:18:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    The Federalist ^ | April 2, 2021 | Christine Weerts
    Good Friday—a holiday in just 10 states—is celebrated by most Christian denominations, with fasting and somber worship services that often end in silence.Before Christians joyously celebrate the Resurrection of Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday, they first must make a gruesome stop at a hill called Calvary. Two days before the trumpets sound, and churches—many opening for the first time in a year—fill their sanctuaries with lilies, dogwood, and alleluias, we first must witness the hideous trial of the sinless Lord, the bloody brutal scourging by Roman soldiers and his anguishing suffering and suffocating death on the cross, a day called...
  • Must We Forgive Them If They Know Exactly What They Are Doing?

    04/02/2021 6:20:28 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 13 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 4-2-21 | MOTUS
    Whether we are talking about Anthropogenic global warming (AGW):The political forces looking to spend the climate trillions and the academia segment supplying the fear want to scrub the climate debate of anything but the scariest scenarios. They want an unwavering allegiance to vigorous spending on climate policy, no matter its effectiveness. - SDAor COVID-19, there is only one acceptable position that “reasonable people” are allowed to hold. And you know what that is because it’s pounded into your brain via the Media, the Academy and Politicians (MAP) on a 24/7 basis. The MAP will happily provide the specifics on the...
  • It was the Rioting Mob that Crucified Jesus

    11/24/2020 3:16:10 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 37 replies
    Advent Messenger ^ | 2020 | Andy Roman
    The Bible says that Pilate couldn’t care less about Jesus. Pilate actually interviewed Jesus and also sent him to King Herod for examination. The testimony of the Bible says that none of these men, rulers in Judea, were able to corroborate the false claims... “Ye have brought this man unto me, as one that perverteth the people: and, behold, I, having examined him before you, have found no fault in this man touching those things whereof ye accuse him: No, nor yet Herod: for I sent you to him; and, lo, nothing worthy of death is done unto him. I...
  • Pentecost Reminder: The Church was Born on Good Friday

    05/31/2020 7:45:27 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 21 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | May 31, 2020 | Fr. Ladis J. Cizik
    Pentecost Reminder: The Church was Born on Good Friday It is not traditional to celebrate a person’s birthday weeks after they were born.  Likewise, it is not Traditional (as in Catholic Tradition) to celebrate the ‘birth of the Church’ on Pentecost – 52 days after the Church was born on Good Friday, as unanimously taught by the Fathers of the Church.The practice of Catholics baking birthday cakes for the Church on Pentecost Sunday is lamentable. ‘Homilies’ proclaiming the birth of the Church on Pentecost, like the related birthday cakes, are constructed from a recipe with non-Catholic ingredients. We need more...
  • Microsoft Video of Satanist Marina Abramovic On Good Friday

    04/15/2020 5:33:36 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 27 replies
    Olin Live Youtube ^ | 04 13 2020 | Olin Live
    To anyone who missed it. Microsoft released an ad featuring celebrity-cult 'artist' Marina Abramovic. They quickly regretted it. First they closed the comments. They then set the video to private. See here: Mircosoft Marina Abramovic Ad Here is the video with commentary: Microsoft Video of Satanist Marina Abramovic On Good Friday (5 mins)
  • Abraham Lincoln Was Shot on Good Friday. Some Thought It Was Fate

    04/11/2020 7:33:33 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 15 replies
    TIME ^ | Apr 2017 | Olivia B Waxman
    As the Civil War drew to its end, Confederate General Lee surrendered to Union General Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865 — Palm Sunday — near Appomattox Court House. Then, four days later, on April 14 — Good Friday — President Abraham Lincoln was shot by John Wilkes Booth at Ford’s Theatre. He would die the next day. Thomas Nast, the most famous political cartoonist of the period, commemorated the coincidence with an illustration pairing an image of Christ entering Jerusalem, the event that is commemorated every Palm Sunday, with an image of Lee surrendering to Grant at Appomattox....
  • "Hand-Washing Won't Do--Blood Is Needed" (Sermon for Good Friday, on Matthew 27:11-50)

    04/10/2020 8:22:34 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 1 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | April 10, 2020 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Hand-Washing Won’t Do--Blood Is Needed” (Matthew 27:11-50) Right now in the news we’re hearing about governors making life-or-death decisions. Should we be open? Should we be closed? How far can I go to protect people’s health? What about the loss of freedom? What about the loss of jobs? Governors are feeling pressure from all sides to make a decision one way or the other. And these decisions do affect people’s lives and their livelihood. No governor has ever made a more momentous life-or-death decision than the one we read about in today’s text, on this Good Friday. And that governor...
  • The One About BEING TORTURED AND EXECUTED BY THE PERSON YOU LOVE MOST IN THE WORLD and The One About THE PHYSIOLOGICAL DESCRIPTION OF OUR LORD’S DEATH ON THE CROSS

    04/10/2020 2:29:09 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 4 replies
    Ann Barnhardt ^ | APRIL 9, 2020 | Ann Barnhardt
    Several emails have come in asking advice on cultivating an authentic, genuine “personal relationship” with Christ. The answer is simple, and it comes from Our Lord Himself who has told many mystic saints and doctors of the Church the same thing: THINK AND PRAY ABOUT MY PASSION AND DEATH. Why? Because thinking about Our Lord’s torture, agony and excruciating death forces us to confront Him as a Person, True God AND True Man. Legal systems don’t sob until their capillaries burst. Philosophies don’t suffer the agony of unrequited love. Imaginary friends don’t lay down their lives. Bureaucracies don’t fight asphyxiation...
  • We all, like sheep, have gone astray...

    04/10/2020 1:45:42 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 2 replies
    Bible ^ | B.C. | Isaiah
    ...Like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him. He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. ...Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering... He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. We all,...
  • On The Physical Death of Jesus Christ

    04/10/2020 7:41:39 AM PDT · by Oakleaf · 9 replies
    Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) ^ | March 21, 1986 | William D. Edwards, MD; Wesley J. Gabel, MDiv; Floyd E. Hosmer, MS, AMI
    ABSTRACT: Jesus of Nazareth underwent Jewish and Roman trials, was flogged, and was sentenced to death by crucifixion. The scourging produced deep stripelike lacerations and appreciable blood loss, and it probably set the stage for hypovolemic shock as evidenced by the fact that Jesus was too weakened to carry the crossbar (patibulum) to Golgotha. At the site of crucifixion his wrists were nailed to the patibulum, and after the patibulum was lifted onto the upright post, (stipes) his feet were nailed to the stipes. The major pathophysiologic effect of crucifixion was an interference with normal respirations. Accordingly, death resulted primarily...
  • Empty Churches, Anxious Hearts: What Good Friday Can Teach Us All Amid These Uncertain Times

    04/10/2020 6:20:45 AM PDT · by Old Yeller · 4 replies
    Townhall ^ | Timothy Head
    Good Friday – the one day where millions of the world’s Christians forgo a night at the movies or a party with friends and family to go to church. The most solemn day of the Christian year, it commemorates Christ’s atoning death on the cross for the sins of the world. It’s a hard day to celebrate any year – but it’s especially difficult to reflect on Christ’s death in 2020. Why would we want to spend time contemplating a violent, unjust death when all around us, there’s more suffering than we can alleviate and more uncertainty than we can...