Tag: Good Friday

YHWH

On this Good Friday I want to share something with you that was brought to my attention this week. It concerns the name of God — Yahweh. In Exodus 3:13-15, when Moses asked God His name, God replied, “Yahweh,” meaning, “I Am.” Scholars explain… Continue Reading “YHWH”

Sunday Is Coming!

There came the moment when Jesus and His followers travelled to Jerusalem to celebrate Jewish Passover.  Jesus’ arrival is recorded in John 12:12, “News that Jesus was on the way swept through all Jerusalem.  A large crowd took palm branches and went down the road to meet… Continue Reading “Sunday Is Coming!”

The Merchant’s Story

Somehow I found myself pulled in by the lure of the crowd.  Sheer curiosity as to the number of people watching; nothing more.  I had already seen a man crucified.  It was horrid.  A man stretched out on a cross of rough timbers, his… Continue Reading “The Merchant’s Story”

Why Is It ‘Good’ Friday?

One wold be forgiven for wondering why today is called good; after all, it commemorates the day that Jesus died.  He was betrayed, flogged, thorns made into a crown were mockingly placed on His head, he was stripped of his clothing and nailed to… Continue Reading “Why Is It ‘Good’ Friday?”

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