Posts in Crucifixion
Luke 24:1-12 || He is Risen

Scars (The Gospel of Luke) Series || Possibly the most important words ever spoken to mankind are found here in Luke 24:6: An angel tells the women Jesus 'is not here, but has risen.' The empty tomb is an integral part of the gospel. If Christ was not raised from the dead then our faith is in vain and we are still dead in our sins. CS Lewis once famously said 'Jesus Christ was either a liar, a lunatic, or He was who He said He was.' If Jesus did in fact rise from the dead then He is who He said He was and every single word of His should impact and shape every single aspect of our lives.

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Luke 23:26-49 || Innocence & Irony

Scars (The Gospel of Luke) Series || It's easy to read through Luke 23 and Jesus' crucifixion and focus on ourselves and the benefits we receive from HIs death. It's certainly not wrong to point out those benefits, but it would be incomplete if we look solely at what we get out of it. In this text we see 4 truths about Jesus that we benefit from, no doubt, but truths that ultimately focus our hearts on Him. Those 4 truths we see are: Jesus was a teacher, compassionate, in control, and innocent to the end.

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