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They crucified him

And as they led him away, they seized one Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, and laid on him the cross, to carry it behind Jesus. And there followed him a great multitude of the people … Continue reading

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I am poured out like water

I am poured out like water, and all my bones are out of joint; my heart is like wax; it is melted within my breast; my strength is dried up like a potsherd, and my tongue sticks to my jaws; … Continue reading

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All who see me mock me

But I am a worm and not a man, scorned by mankind and despised by the people. All who see me mock me; they make mouths at me; they wag their heads; “He trusts in the Lord; let him deliver … Continue reading

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Saturday after the Crucifixion

On the Sabbath they rested according to the commandment. Luke 22:56b Not much is written about what went on the Saturday after Jesus’ crucifixion. Matthew has five verses, Matthew 27:62-66, telling us that the Jewish priests were worried that the … Continue reading

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One of the soldiers pierced his side

Since it was the day of Preparation, and so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high day), the Jews asked Pilate that their legs might be broken and that … Continue reading

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Unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies

Now among those who went up to worship at the feast were some Greeks. So these came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida in Galilee, and asked him, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” Philip went and told Andrew; Andrew … Continue reading

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