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March 27, 2018 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

Don't cry for Jesus

Fourteen years ago, Mel Gibson’s movie, The Passion of the Christ hit movie theaters. Many movies have been made about the life and death of Jesus, but Passion undoubtedly contained the most intense and visceral depiction of Jesus’ suffering and death. Many moviegoers ...Keep Reading

Tags: Easter, Gospel

March 8, 2016 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

Weep for yourself

Twelve years ago, Mel Gibson’s movie, The Passion of the Christ hit movie theaters. Many movies have been made about the life and death of Jesus, but Passion undoubtedly contained the most intense and visceral depiction of Jesus’ suffering and death. Many moviegoers ...Keep Reading

Posted in: Gospel Tags: Easter, Gospel, Passion of the Christ

April 15, 2014 by Eric Stillman 0 comments

The death of the Son of God

Soon after the Holocaust, an East German pastor by the name of Guenter Rutenborn wrote a play called The Sign of Jonah, in his attempt to make sense of all the horror had transpired in his country. In his play, he had a group of German people trying to come to terms with the atrocities that had been committed on their soil, asking questions of who was to blame for the Holocaust. Some blamed Hitler. Others blamed the munitions manufacturers. Still more blamed the German people in their apathy. Finally, the people realized that above all the others, that God was to blame. After all, God had created this world. God had placed all of this power in such unworthy hands. And God had for some unknown reason allowed all of these tragedies to happen. As the group of people come to this conclusion, God‘™s punishment is considered, and this sentence is pronounced:...Keep Reading

Posted in: God's love Tags: God's love, Easter