Passover a celebration for Jews and Christians

The story of Passover is a timeless story that resonates in the hopes and dreams of people of all ages in their struggle for liberation from cruel oppressors. But Passover represents much more than just a story of national liberation. The Lord instructed Moses to tell Pharaoh: “Let my people go, so that they may […]

His blood be upon us?

In view of the controversy that the film “The Passion of Christ” stirred up, perhaps it is necessary to examine this important and extremely sensitive subject which is capable of eliciting such a passionate emotional response. What disturbed certain Jewish groups is the question of collective Jewish responsibility in the death of Christ and that […]

Behold the Lamb: The words of the prophet Isaiah

Isaiah 53:1 – Who has believed our report and to whom has the arm of the Lord been revealed? Though he had done so many signs before them, yet they did not believe in him; it was that the word spoken by the prophet Isaiah might be fulfilled: “Lord, who has believed our report, and to […]

Next Year in Jerusalem

How can we sing the songs of the Lord while in a foreign land? If I forget you, O Jerusalem, may my right hand forget its skill. May my tongue cling to the roof of my mouth if I do not remember you, if I do not consider Jerusalem my highest joy (Psalm 137:4-6). Jews […]

Three days and three nights?

How long was our Lord’s Body in the grave?  Was He crucified on a Wednesday?  Or on a Friday?  Many of our friends have been troubled with these questions. We have been not a little mystified to see that several prominent Bible scholars, men usually and eminently correct in their exposition of God’s Word, have […]