Beloved, the cross of Jesus Christ was the darkest, shameful, disgraceful moment in the history of the universe
But friend it was not something to be viewed in graphic, bloody, full screen, enhanced stereo surround sound with music blaring in the background! When the Lord Jesus Christ was crucified it was not eight-hours of makeup with polyurethane simulating torn flesh and fake blood. It was His actual torn flesh and sinless blood!
I have no desire to watch someone I love beaten and tortured in graphic gruesome detail
And there were no movie theaters with millions of people gazing at the blood and torture. No. He died all alone.
No wonder we are seeing same-sex marriages, abortions and perversion of the Word of God with hardly a whimper from God’s people!
Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us : for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree: Galatians 3:13
In Matthew the cry that literally shook the universe was uttered as God the Father forsook His Son – “My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me?”
And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, Eli, Eli, lama sabachthani? that is to say , My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? Matthew
Friend, that was such a day of darkness the sun refused to shine. Darkness veiled the Son of God on the cross to hide the shame. And yet Christians by the millions are flooding theaters to view the scene. Read More