The cross of Jesus Christ proclaims a powerful and timeless message to all men and women everywhere. Through careful and patient explanation, Fred Leahy convinces us of its relevance for life in the twenty-first century. Here is a man who has good news to share with others. His book draws our attention to some of the events surrounding the death of Jesus. Every chapter highlights what is central and most significant about the passion of the Christ, calling on us to stop and think about issues we cannot afford to ignore.
‘Is is nothing to you, all you who pass by? Look and see if there is any sorrow like my sorrow, which was brought upon me, which the Lord inflicted on the day of his fierce anger’ (Lam. 1:12).
TABLE OF CONTENTS
|What Is the Shepherd Worth?||1|
|A Crucial Vote||13|
|Nailed to the Cross||25|
|‘Father, Forgive Them’||38|
|A Soldier Speaks His Mind||50|
|Winners and Losers at Calvary||59|
|Looking on the One We Pierced||74|
|‘Crucified, Dead, and Buried’||87|
|The Sign of the Rent Veil||103|
|The Sign of the Opened Graves||116|
|Epilogue: Is It Nothing to You?||127|
|Appendix A: Dispensationalism and the Gospel||130|
|Appendix B: ‘Righteousness Exalts a Nation’||132|