Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith (Hebrews 12:1-2)

Today, there are more than 150,000 Jewish graves on the Mount of Olives alone, crowded together on this steep hillside overlooking Israel’s holy city of Jerusalem. Through the centuries, most Jews have clung fervently to the hope that one day God would raise the righteous from the dead. As such, they believed there is a […]

Mark 15:25 It was the third hour when they crucified him. 26 The written notice of the charge against him read: THE KING OF THE JEWS.   It’s Friday morning. Nine o’clock. And the fate of the whole world is literally hanging on a rough-hewn cross atop a hillside in Israel. Roman law requires that […]

Mark 15:22 They brought Jesus to the place called Golgotha (which means The Place of the Skull). 23 Then they offered him wine mixed with myrrh, but he did not take it. 24 And they crucified him. Dividing up his clothes, they cast lots to see what each would get.   Golgotha is a craggy […]