03/16/23 Daily Devotion – Something’s wrong!

“When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight saw what took place, they beat their breasts and went away.” (Luke 23:48, NIV84) Jesus had given up His life. The three hours of darkness had ended. The cursing, shouting and accusations had stopped. What seemed to have been a tsunami of rage and emotion […]

03/12/23 Daily devotion – The wrong Messiah!

“The people stood watching, and the rulers even sneered at him. They said, ‘He saved others; let him save himself if he is the Christ of God, the Chosen One.’” (Luke 23:35 NIV84) “If He is the Christ of God, the Chosen One.” Just the fact that they would put that in the form of […]

03/11/23 Daily Devotion – ‘Father forgive them…’

“Jesus said, ‘Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.’ And they divided up his clothes by casting lots.” (Luke 23:34, NIV84) These are not the words I would expect to come from a man who had just been unjustly beaten, scourged and crucified. He doesn’t even plead His case from the cross. I […]

03/08/23 Daily Devotion – Their shouts prevailed!

“But with loud shouts they insistently demanded that He be crucified, and their shouts prevailed. So Pilate decided to grant them their demand.” (Luke 23:23-24) This verse alone disproves the idea of majority rules. Why? Because the majority isn’t always right. It doesn’t matter if you’re in the minority or in the majority. What matters […]