1. The seemingly small, the particular, the previously overlooked, magnifies in importance.
  2. Passion. In this episode, we read Irenaeus on Christ’s passion and discuss Holy Week, the consequences of following Christ, what happens when things lack clear definition, and the consequences for the Church.
  3. The death and resurrection did indeed really happen. They are accomplished historical facts, and by them, so too is the forgiveness of our sins and justification before God.
  4. On this Good Friday, we come face to face with the reality of our sin and Christ's cross.
  5. Their interest in the one who had been raised turned to the One who did the raising. And meeting Jesus did not leave them unaffected.
  6. Jesus is coronated on the Cross. It would be from Golgotha where Jesus will reign over the kingdoms of the earth.
  7. The prophet is clear that this coming King would be different from the common experience of kings, both in Israel and among all the kings of the earth.
  8. Preaching the inseparability of Jesus and Jerusalem is to proclaim God’s Messiah and the fulfillment of the Scriptures.
  9. That Jesus is risen from the dead means, now and forever, Satan is bound, and it is determined he has no right to try to have a say in our lives.
  10. The number forty calls to remembrance narratives of God’s great acts of redemption, but also our conformity to and participation in those narratives.
  11. Dear hearers of the word of God, you are finished. You cannot be the same now. All that is ended, over.

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