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Sacrifice.. What Jesus Did - What Jesus Asks

Crosses, gallows, guns, nooses, and chemical injections all have one thing in common, they are instruments used to torture and execute. "In antiquity crucifixion was considered one of the most brutal and shameful modes of death. Probably originating with the Assyrians and Babylonians, it was used systematically by the Persians in the 6th century BC. Alexander the Great brought it from there to the eastern Mediterranean countries in the 4th century BC, and the Phoenicians introduced it to Rome in the 3rd century BC. It was virtually never used in pre-Hellenic Greece. The Romans perfected crucifixon for 500 years until it was abolished by Constantine I in the 4th century AD. Crucifixion in Roman times was applied mostly to slaves, disgraced soldiers, Christians and foreigners—only very rarely to Roman citizens. [Death ranged from 6 hours to 4 days.]... The attending Roman guards could only leave the site after the victim had died , and were known to precipitate death

Letter from Lebanon - Call to Prayer

  The photo pictures brothers and sisters in Lebanon praying for the Christians in Lebanon and their nation. One of the websites I like to read is the A lot of believers from around the globe share stories and comments on various topics concerning the Lord and His soon return. But that is not all, it is also a place to pray for one another. Just recently a Lebanese Christian brother, who who goes by the name Elias Kh, wrote the following plea, asking Christians everywhere to lift the Lebanese brothers and sisters in Christ up in prayer. If you're not from that part of the world you may not be familiar with the culture or having to live a life in fear. The following letter pasted in its entirety and without corrections, will give you some insight into what it is like to live in fear: Letter From Lebanon   Brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ. The situation in Lebanon today is "extreme caution" among the Christian community here. Beli

God's 911

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. Psalm 91:1 (ESV) It is a s simple as that, huh? God's 911 directs us to dwell and take shelter in the Lord. Jesus said, " If you abide in Me, and My words abide in you, you will ask what you desire, and it shall be done for you," John 15:7 (NKJV Our help is found in Him alone. May the below ABC's of life give you strength in His promises! To Abide in Christ is to simply take His Word at face value, John 14:24 To Believe upon Him for eternal life, John 3:16-17 To Cast all your cares upon Him for He cares for you, 1 Peter 5:7 To Draw from His well of love for peace, John 14:27 To Erase your sin seek Christ, Matt. 26:28 To Find Hope in Christ, Rom. 15:13 To Gain eternal life, John 3:3 To Have continual joy, John 15:11 To Indeed find strength, 1 Tim. 1:12 To Jesus we must direct our trust, Matt. 12:21 To Keep and receive eternal life in heaven, we must