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Golgotha – The Place of the Scull

    Calvary - Skull Hill

    Where was Jesus Crucified? The cross of Christ is often portrayed as having been on a hill far away.  We even sing songs about it.  But the Romans crucified people on well traveled roads as an example, not in remote locations. All four gospels say that Jesus was crucified at “the place of a skull.”  […]

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    Why Did God Forsake Jesus?

      Jesus Forsaken

      “My God, My God, why hast Thou forsaken Me?” These words, spoken by Jesus about the ninth hour as He hung on the cross, are recorded in Matthew 27:46 and Mark 15:34. I was reminded of the words of Christ as I read these words from the book of Jeremiah: “Thou hast forsaken Me, saith […]

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