This is not the way a king would be treated. Especially someone who claimed to be the Son of God.
Tied to the post, His back rounded in the best position for total exposure, the soldier drawls back the flagellum, swinging it with force as the thongs whip through the air.
As they rolled her out from therapy where we were sitting in the waiting area, tears welled up in my eyes. My daughter started a light quiet sob and I could read the sadness on my son’s face. Our beloved Mamaw gazed off into the distance as if she wasn’t there in her mind; so…
The reception is planned, Who do you invite? Friends, relatives, or neighbors, Who have a fortunate plight?
It feels good to point the finger doesn’t it? To look at other human beings and their ill circumstances and think they must be bad people to have suffered some bad fate while we beat our chest in comparison thinking we are so good.
Why would I, a long-time faithful Christian, NOT want to thank God for such success?
Because love is the reason we have faith in the first place, without love there would be no reason to diligently strive to add anything to our faith.
What is brotherly kindness?
The multitudes can change their tune quickly with the right motivation and deception. What once was an honored Man was now made lower than a criminal.
Overall, she has never seen her weight as something that defined her or took away from her beauty.
Not knowing doesn’t discount the guilt but how much more is the guilt when the will is known yet ignored.
Why was Jesus so quiet? He was being falsely accused by the chief priests and elders yet He answered nothing.
I will take everything you say, And make it wrong, Turn it into something it’s not, Some nasty old song. Evil’s not your intent, But I will make it that way. My sensitive mind is made up, No matter what you say. I want to push you, For my own selfish reason, To unfairly provoke…
There are signs we can observe of God all around us — in the wonders of nature, in the love of people, in healings through prayer, in the workings of divine providence, and more.
The pain was too great and tragically suicide became his way out. How victorious his story could have been if he had only sought forgiveness.
Unfortunately, it took me having a disease to force me to slow down and breath.
But first, let me wait til my life slows down.
Have you ever been embarrassed of your association with a certain person or group? Why?
The sower sows his seed, Hoping to produce a good crop, But it doesn’t happen that way, Most of them will flop.
This trial wasn’t about finding the truth. It was about finding a way to get rid of the truth to feed their own bellies.