Tag Archives: Jesus’ crucifixion

Teachings of Jesus — Luke 24:44-49

We come to the point where we jump over a lot of Luke because his witness is duplicated elsewhere. Indeed, the only thing left unique to Luke’s Gospel is right before the Ascension. During His last forty days on the … Continue reading

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Psalm 22

Christians have long recognized this as the Crucifixion Psalm. It’s not as if David necessarily foresaw precisely that form of torture and execution. Each item is recognized as a form of suffering, and David runs together all the different images … Continue reading

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Measured by the Cross

There’s a time and place in divine justice for failure. Who calls Jesus’ crucifixion a success? Sometimes it’s not a matter of winning, but of losing well. In some contexts, no single answer you can see is best. We are … Continue reading

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