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My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?

  I believe it was the last piece of humanity Jesus suffered for us. Feeling forsaken. Even Jesus experienced that feeling of God’s absence. Many of us know this too. We haven’t hung on a cross, but we’ve trudged through grief, heartache, illness, pain, and our own sin. “WHERE ARE YOU?” we shout. And silence replies. At the times when …

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Jesus, Mary of Nazareth, the cross, the crucifixion

At the Foot of the Cross

No doubt, there were days when Mary questioned it all. Days when she felt unqualified to raise the Son of God, days when she didn’t understand Jesus’ actions or the way His ministry was unfolding before her eyes. Oh, she held on to Gabriel’s words for all they were worth. And she often found her thoughts taking her back to …

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