- Religion and Philosophy
He Willingly Accepted Death Because of His Burning Love That He Has For Us
Jesus Christ, age 33 of Nazareth died Friday on Mount Calvary, also known has Golgotha . Betrayed by the apostle Judas, Jesus was beaten and crucified by the Romans by order of ruler Pontius Pilate. The cause of death were crucifixion, extreme exhaustion, severe torture and loss of blood .
Jesus Christ a descendant of Abraham and was a member of the house of David . He was the son of the late Joseph a carpenter and Mary His devoted Mother . He was born in a stable in the city of Bethlehem, and is survived by His mother Mary, His faithful Apostles, numerous disciples, and many other followers .
Jesus was self educated and spent most of His adult life working has a teacher. Jesus also was known to occasionally work has a medical doctor and it is reported that he healed many patients .
Up until the time of His death, Jesus was teaching and sharing the good news, healing the sick, touching the lonely, feeding the hungry, and helping the poor. Jesus was most noted for telling parables about His Father’s kingdom and performing miracles, such as feeding over 5,000 people with has little as five loaves of bread and two fish, and healing a man who was born blind .
On the last day before His death, He gathered His Apostles together and had a Last Supper celebrating the Passover Feast, at which He foretold of His betrayal and death .
The body of Jesus was quickly buried in a stone tomb, which was donated by Joseph of Arimathea, a loyal friend of the family. By order of Pontius Pilate a boulder was rolled in front of the tomb’s entrances and Roman soldiers were put on guard
In lieu of flowers the family has requested that everyone follow in Jesus’ foot steps and live your life has He did and treat others has you would want them to treat you . Donations may be sent to anyone in the world in need, and may the peace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you always .
GOOD FRIDAY PRAYER
O Jesus, Who by way of Your burning love for us
has willed to be crucified
and to shed Your Most Precious Blood
for the redemption and salvation of our souls,
look down upon us here gathered together
in remembrance of Your most sorrowful Passion and Death,
fully trusting in Your mercy;
cleanse us from sin by Your grace,
sanctify our labor,
give unto us and unto all those who are dear to us our
sweeten our sufferings,
bless our families and friends,
and to the nations so sorely afflicted,
grant them all Your peace,
which is the only true peace,
so that by obeying Your commandments, in our last days and last breath of this life, we may come at last to the glory of heaven.
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