That dark day Jesus was crucified brought glory to God. How did the cross display the glory of God? In John 12:24-36 we learn about three ways in which God’s glory was displayed at the cross.
“See, what a morning, gloriously bright, With the dawning of hope in Jerusalem; Folded the grave-clothes, tomb filled with light, As the angels announce, “Christ is risen!” See God’s salvation plan, Wrought in love, borne in pain, paid in sacrifice, Fulfilled in Christ, the Man, For He lives: Christ is risen from the dead!” – Keith…
In Matthew 27 we have an account of a series of events that took place in the lead up to Jesus Christ’s crucifixion. One of the scenes we have in this chapter is the despicable and demeaning way the soldiers treated Jesus. To them, Jesus was just another criminal. Matthew records it as follows,
The day after the death and burial of Jesus, the chief priests and Pharisees gathered before Pilate worried that the disciples’ may steal the body. So Pilate ordered soldiers to guard the tomb (Matthew 27:62-66). However, nothing was going to get in the way of what happened early that Sunday morning – the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The resurrection of the…