Death & Resurrection of Jesus Christ

Holy Week and Passion

The Crucifixion

  • Chuck Swindoll
    What does Christ's death on the cross have to do with salvation? Isn't it just a form of divine child abuse?
  • Greg Laurie
    In the inner court of the temple in Jerusalem, in the Holy of Holies, was the Ark of the Covenant. That was where the high priest would go once a year to offer atonement for the sins of the people. A veil, a very thick, woven curtain, separated the Holy of Holies from the rest of the temple.
  • R.C. Sproul
    The key to understanding the cry of Jesus from the cross is found in Paul's letter to the Galatians: "Christ redeemed us from the curse of the law by becoming a curse for us, for it is written: ‘Cursed is everyone who is hung on a tree'" (Galatians 3:13, NIV).
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