Tag Archives: Crucifixion

Psalm 22-A Desperate Cry to God

Psalm 22 <To the leader: according to The Deer of the Dawn. A Psalm of David.> 1 My God, my God, why have you forsaken me? Why are you so far from helping me, from the words of my groaning? … Continue reading

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I Thirst

After this, when Jesus knew that all was now finished, he said (in order to fulfill scripture),” I am thirsty.” A jar full of sour wine was standing there. So they put a sponge on a branch of hyssop and … Continue reading

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Mark’s Portrait of the Jesus and the World He Lived in Part 5

Mark’s Portrait of the Jesus and the World He Lived in Part 5: Structure and Reading in Light of the Cross This final entry on these windows into how Mark presents Jesus and his world to us deals with two … Continue reading

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Mark’s Portrait of Jesus and the World in which He Lived Part 2

Mark’s Portrait of Jesus and the World in which He Lived Part 2: The Pax Romans and the Peace of Christ In the 1990s and early 2000s there was a vast amount of writing done by New Testament scholars that … Continue reading

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Father Forgive Them…A Poem for Good Friday

Father forgive them for they do not know what they are doing Your people chose to listen to the voices that fill the air of this noisy world The calls of the gods of violence and might they have answered … Continue reading

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The Rejected Kingdom- A Sermon on the Crucifixion in Mark’s Gospel

  33 When it was noon, darkness came over the whole land until three in the afternoon. 34 At three o’clock Jesus cried out with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have … Continue reading

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Images for Palm Sunday, Maundy Thursday, and Good Friday

I’m returning to this project after a short break where I was doing a series that didn’t line up with the lectionary readings over lent.  There are a lot of images for this part of Holy Week and depending on … Continue reading

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