Journey through Lent – Day 34

Mark 15:37-39aWith a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last. The curtain of the temple was torn in two from top to bottom. And when the centurion, who stood there in front of Jesus, heard his cry… The crowd has left. Lingering at the cross are just a few women and…

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Journey Through Lent – Day 33

Mark 15:34-36And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?”—which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”When some of those standing near heard this, they said, “Listen, he’s calling Elijah.” One man ran, filled a sponge with wine vinegar, put…

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Journey through Lent – Day 32

Mark 15:33-34At the sixth hour darkness came over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?”—which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” At noon, the 6th hour, the sun is hidden.…

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Journey through Lent – Day 31

Mark 15:29-31Those who passed by hurled insults at him, shaking their heads and saying, “So! You who are going to destroy the temple and build it in three days, come down from the cross and save yourself!” In the same way the chief priests and the teachers of the law…

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Journey through Lent – Day 30

Mark 15:24-27And they crucified him. Dividing up his clothes, they cast lots to see what each would get.It was the third hour when they crucified him. The written notice of the charge against him read: THE KING OF THE JEWS. They crucified two robbers with him, one on his right…

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Journey through Lent – Day 29

Mark 15:24aAnd they crucified him. What Thou, my Lord, hast suffered was all for sinners’ gain;Mine, mine was the transgression, but Thine the deadly pain.Lo, here I fall, my Savior; ‘Tis I deserve Thy place.Look on me with Thy favor; assist me with Thy grace. What language shall I borrow…

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