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History of the Trial: How many did Jesus have?

History of the Trial: How many did Jesus have?

11 hours ago Bill Petro
THE TRIAL OF JESUS The trial of Jesus leading up to his crucifixion was actually a series of perhaps half a dozen trials, across several locations…
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11 hours agoHistory of the Trial: How many did Jesus have?
History of Maundy Thursday: a Shere or Green Thursday?

History of Maundy Thursday: a Shere or Green Thurs…

2 days ago Bill Petro
MAUNDY THURSDAY Amid the bustle of Palm Sunday, Good Friday, and Easter, Maundy Thursday is easy to overlook. Few calendars label it, and some chur…
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2 days agoHistory of Maundy Thursday: a Shere or Green Thurs…
History of the Sanhedrin: Who was this Council?

History of the Sanhedrin: Who was this Council?

3 days ago Bill Petro
SANHEDRIN The Greek word sunedrion, translated "council" is referred to in the New Testament as "the Great Law-Court", "the Court of Seventy-One",…
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3 days agoHistory of the Sanhedrin: Who was this Council?
History of Passover

History of Passover

4 days ago Bill Petro
PASSOVER This year, the sunset on the evening of April 14 marks the beginning of Passover. Exodus 12 in the Bible tells the story of Passover from…
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4 days agoHistory of Passover
History of Palm Sunday: How it starts Holy Week

History of Palm Sunday: How it starts Holy Week

7 days ago Bill Petro
PALM SUNDAY The week we now call Holy Week, started with Palm Sunday. Why was this week so important that three of the gospel writers (Matthew, Mar…
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7 days agoHistory of Palm Sunday: How it starts Holy Week
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