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Episode: “He’s Alive” (Easter Special)

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  • 00:03 [ music playing ]
  • 00:19 [ music playing ]
  • 00:24 ♪ IF NO ONE STANDS TO SPEAK, ♪ ♪ IF NO ONE PRAYS, ♪ ♪ THESE VERY STONES CRY OUT, "I AM." ♪♪
  • 00:24 [ music playing softly ]
  • 00:50 [ woman gasping ]
  • 00:56 WOMAN, WHY ARE YOU WEEPING?
  • 00:58 IS THIS NOT THE THIRD DAY?
  • 01:00 HE HAS RISEN.
  • 01:01 GO, TELL HIS DISCIPLES AND PETER THAT HE WILL MEET THEM IN GALILEE JUST AS HE SAID.
  • 01:17 IN THE BOOK OF JOHN IT'S WRITTEN IN THE PLACE WHERE HE WAS CRUCIFIED THERE WAS A GARDEN.
  • 01:23 AND IN THE GARDEN, THERE WAS A TOMB WHICH WAS NEVER USED.
  • 01:28 NO MAN WAS EVER LAID THERE.
  • 01:31 I'M WALKING ALONG BETWEEN THAT HILL OF CRUCIFIXION, GOLGOTHA, THE PLACE OF THE ROCK THAT LOOKS LIKE A SKULL AND THE GARDEN TOMB, THE BEAUTIFUL GARDEN IN WHICH THERE IS AN EMPTY TOMB.
  • 01:43 ALL OF THIS WAS A HARD MOMENT FOR THE DISCIPLES.
  • 01:47 THE MASTER HAD REALLY BEEN CRUCIFIED AND HE WAS DEAD.
  • 01:52 AND HE WAS BURIED.
  • 01:54 SEALED IN A TOMB WITH A STONE.
  • 01:58 AND YOU KNOW, FOR THREE DAYS, THEY REALLY DESPAIRED.
  • 02:02 HE TOLD THEM HE WAS GOING TO PREPARE A PLACE FOR THEM.
  • 02:06 AND HOW COULD HE DO THAT?
  • 02:07 HE WAS UNABLE TO GET OUT OF THE GROUND.
  • 02:10 THEY JUST DIDN'T ANTICIPATE THE MIRACLE THAT WAS TO COME.
  • 02:19 [ music playing softly ]
  • 02:34 NOW, I'M IN THE EMPTY TOMB OF OUR LORD.
  • 02:40 THERE'S ROOM HERE FOR TWO BODIES.
  • 02:42 THIS WAS A RICH MAN'S TOMB.
  • 02:47 ON THE DOOR IT SAYS: HE IS RISEN, HE IS NOT HERE.
  • 02:52 THAT'S MARK 16:6 -- SO THAT WHEN THE PEOPLE COME, THEY'LL UNDERSTAND WHY IT IS EMPTY.
  • 02:59 ALL OF OUR TOMBS SOME DAY WILL BE EMPTY.
  • 03:04 IT'S A VERY HEARTENING THOUGHT AND ALMOST THE WHOLE POINT OF OUR FAITH.
  • 03:09 OUR RESURRECTION IS WHAT >>WE'RE CONCERNED WITH NATURALLY, THAT IS OUR GREAT HOPE.
  • 03:16 THAT'S WHERE OUR HEARTS ARE.
  • 03:18 IN JOHN 14, THE LORD SAID: "I GO TO PREPARE A PLACE FOR YOU."
  • 03:22 WHEN WE WERE IN THE UPPER ROOM, >>WE CONSIDERED THAT VERSE.
  • 03:27 HE SAYS SO THAT I'LL COME BACK AND TAKE YOU THERE AND YOU CAN >>BE WHERE I AM.
  • 03:34 AND AS WE -- AS WE CONTEMPLATE THAT, WE HAVE TO REMEMBER IN CHRISTIANITY THAT JUST ISN'T THE ONLY LIFE.
  • 03:44 HE'S COMING TO GET US.
  • 03:45 AND INDEED, HE DID AS HE SAID IN ACTS 1:9-11.
  • 03:51 OF COURSE, AFTER HIS RESURRECTION HE WAS WITH HIS DISCIPLES ON MANY OCCASIONS AND HE TAUGHT THEM THE THINGS OF THE KINGDOM OF GOD, ACTS 1:3.
  • 04:01 THOSE THINGS WERE IN THE OLD TESTAMENT.
  • 04:04 THAT'S ALL HE HAD WAS THE OLD TESTAMENT.
  • 04:06 AND THAT'S WHAT I OFTEN REFER TO AS THE LORD'S 40-DAY BIBLE SCHOOL WHEN HE SOMEHOW TAUGHT THEM SO WELL THAT THEY WENT ON TO BECOME SPIRITUAL GIANTS, ABLE TO QUOTE THE SCRIPTURE LIKE PETER AT PENTECOST AND BACK TO THE PROPHET JOEL AND THE PSALMS ON THE MINUTE, ON THE SCENE OF A MIRACLE.
  • 04:28 I WOULD HAVE LIKED TO >>HAVE GONE TO THAT BIBLE SCHOOL.
  • 04:30 AND THEY ASKED HIM IF HE WAS AT THAT TIME RESTORE THE >>KINGDOM OF HEAVEN UNTO ISRAEL.
  • 04:36 AND HE SAYS, >>"IT IS NOT FOR YOU TO KNOW THE TIMES AND SEASONS OF MY FATHER."
  • 04:42 IT WAS STILL NOT QUITE CLEAR THAT HE WAS REALLY GOING TO LEAVE, SEND THE HOLY SPIRIT, BE AWAY A TIME AND THEN COME BACK FOR THEM.
  • 04:52 AND THEY COULDN'T HAVE ESTIMATED EVEN HOW LONG HE WOULD BE AWAY AND NEITHER CAN WE.
  • 04:58 BUT AT LENGTH, HE GAVE THEM THE GREAT COMMISSION, TO GO AND MAKE DISCIPLES, TO BE HIS WITNESSES.
  • 05:26 HE DID LEAVE AS HE SAID HE WOULD LEAVE.
  • 05:49 HE'S COMING BACK THE WAY HE LEFT.
  • 05:51 HE LEFT GOING UP TO HEAVEN.
  • 05:52 HE'LL RETURN COMING BACK FROM HEAVEN.
  • 05:54 AND THIS SAME JESUS, IT'S >>IMPORTANT WHEN REFUTING A CULT, ANY CULT THAT TEACHES THERE IS >>ANOTHER CHRIST THAT'S COMING, AND THERE ARE SOME.
  • 06:04 IT IS NOT THE SAME JESUS OF NAZARETH, IT IS SOMEONE ELSE.
  • 06:08 IT IS AN AMERICAN OR KOREAN.
  • 06:09 IT IS SOMEBODY DIFFERENT THAN THE ORIGINAL.
  • 06:13 IT SAYS "THIS SAME CHRIST."
  • 06:16 AND AFTER HE LEFT, THE HOLY SPIRIT CAME.
  • 06:20 THE APOSTLES WERE INSPIRED TO WRITE AND THEY WROTE AGAIN OF OUR RESURRECTION.
  • 06:24 AND MOST CLEARLY IN >>I CORINTHIANS 15:22, PAUL WROTE, "IN ADAM WE'LL ALL DIE, BUT IN CHRIST, WE'LL ALL BE ALIVE AGAIN.
  • 06:35 "BUT CHRIST THE FIRST FRUITS.
  • 06:36 "AND THEN WE WHICH ARE HIS WHEN HE COMES."
  • 06:40 AND IN I CORINTHIANS 15:51, "WE SHALL NOT ALL SLEEP, BUT WE SHALL ALL BE CHANGED "AT THE SOUND OF THE LAST TRUMPET, "IN THE TWINKLING OF AN EYE.
  • 06:50 "THIS MORTAL BODY MUST PUT ON IMMORTALITY.
  • 06:53 "THIS CORRUPTIBLE FLESH MUST PUT ON INCORRUPTION.
  • 06:56 "AND SO DEATH AND THE GRAVE, NO VICTORY, NO STING FOR US."
  • 07:04 IN I THESSALONIANS 4:16, A PASSAGE SO OFTEN QUOTED OF THE RAPTURE.
  • 07:08 "THE LORD HIMSELF WILL DESCEND >>FROM HEAVEN WITH A SHOUT, "WITH THE VOICE OF THE ARCHANGEL, "WITH THE SOUND OF THE TRUMP OF GOD AND THE DEAD IN CHRIST SHALL "RISE FIRST AND THEN WE WHICH ARE ALIVE AND REMAIN."
  • 07:19 AND SO FINALLY, WE ALL WILL BE >>RESURRECTED JUST AS HE WAS.
  • 07:24 AND IF WE HAVE A TOMB LIKE >>THIS ONE OR A VERY SIMPLE ONE, IT WILL ONE DAY BE EMPTY, JUST AS THIS ONE IS.
  • 07:36 [ music playing ]
  • 07:48 [ music playing ]
  • 07:54 [ speaking Hebrew ] "YOU ARE LOVELY ISRAEL."
  • 07:59 [ speaking Hebrew ] >>"YOU HAVE ALWAYS BEEN MY LOVE."
  • 08:11 [ speaking Hebrew ] "YES, I'VE LOVED YOU ISRAEL."
  • 08:16 [ speaking Hebrew ] "AS HE LOVES YOU FROM ABOVE."
  • 08:25 THE LAND OF ISRAEL, ISRAEL, MY LOVE, IS LIKE NO OTHER LAND IN THE WORLD.
  • 08:29 WE ARE BOUND FOR THE PROMISED LAND.
  • 08:31 WE ARE GOING BACK TO ISRAEL >>AND THE PEOPLE WHO HAVE JOINED US ON PAST TOURS SAY IT IS AN EXPERIENCE THEY WILL TREASURE FOR THE REST OF THEIR DAYS.
  • 08:40 I THINK EVERY CHRISTIAN NEEDS TO COME HERE AND JUST SENSE THE SAME THINGS THAT I GUESS ALL OF THEM HAVE FELT GOING BEFORE US.
  • 08:48 YOU HEARD IT SAID YOUR WHOLE >>LIFE WILL BE CHANGED IF YOU COME TO THE HOLY LAND AND YOU CAN RELATE TO WHERE JESUS WAS IN THE TEMPLE AND ALL OF THE GREAT MIGHTY THINGS HE DID.
  • 08:57 AND I CAN NOW JOIN THEM AND SAY EVERYONE NEEDS TO COME TO THE HOLY LAND.
  • 09:02 WELL, IT IS ONE THING TO READ THE WORDS AND THEN TO BE ABLE TO LOOK OUT HERE AND SAY >>JESUS WALKED ACROSS THIS LAND.
  • 09:09 AND IT BRINGS IT ALL TO SENSE THAT IT REALLY HAPPENED.
  • 09:16 THIS IS MY SECOND TOUR WITH ZOLA.
  • 09:17 THE FIRST WAS IN THE JUNE OF 1984 AND WAS A BEAUTIFUL TOUR.
  • 09:22 IT WAS SO LOVELY AND I LOVE ISRAEL SO MUCH I HAD TO COME BACK AND SEE IT AGAIN AND LIVE IT AGAIN.
  • 09:31 COME WITH US TO ISRAEL AND WALK WHERE JESUS WALKED.
  • 09:34 LET US BREAK BREAD TOGETHER IN JERUSALEM.
  • 09:37 I'VE TRAVELED THROUGH ISRAEL DOZENS OF TIME.
  • 09:39 BELIEVE ME, IT IS THE MOST EXCITING AND SPIRITUALLY SATISFYING JOURNEY YOU CAN EVER TAKE IN THIS LIFE.
  • 09:49 WHEN WE SEE THE GARDEN TOMB, WE NATURALLY THINK OF THE RESURRECTION AND CERTAINLY THE JEWISH PEOPLE DID, AND THEY STILL DO.
  • 09:55 SOME PEOPLE THINK THAT THE RESURRECTION ISN'T EXPLAINED THE OLD TESTAMENT OR REFERRED TO, BUT CERTAINLY IT IS.
  • 10:02 THE BOOK OF JOB IS ONE >>MUCH MY FAVORITE PLACES BECAUSE OF THE VERY DIFFICULT LIFE THAT JOB LIVED.
  • 10:09 HE STILL HAD FAITH IN A RESURRECTION.
  • 10:12 IF WE LOOK IN JOB 14:11, IT SAYS: AS THE WATERS PALE FROM THE SEA AND THE FLOOD DECAYETH AND DRIETH UP, SO MEN LIETH DOWN AND RISETH NOT UNTIL THE HEAVENS SHALL BE NO MORE.
  • 10:25 THEY SHALL NOT AWAKE OR BE RAISED OUT OF THEIR SLEEP.
  • 10:29 THAT'S AN EARTHLY VIEW OF DEATH.
  • 10:31 BUT THEN JOB SAYS.
  • 11:00 HE SAYS TO GOD, YOU'LL HAVE A DESIRE FOR THE WORK OF YOUR HANDS WHICH IS TO SAY THAT JOB STRUCTURED HIS BODY.
  • 11:07 AND HE COMES FINALLY TO >>SAYING AND WE QUOTE IT SO MUCH.
  • 11:10 "FOR I KNOW THAT MY REDEEMER LIVETH, "AND IN MY FLESH, WILL I SEE GOD."
  • 11:17 AND THIS IS, OF COURSE, A VERY CLEAR OLD TESTAMENT REFERENCE TO THE RESURRECTION GOING BACK 4000 YEARS TO THE LIFE OF JOB.
  • 11:27 AND THEN IN THE BOOK OF DANIEL, >>IN DANIEL 12:2-3.
  • 11:32 THE ANGEL COMES TO DANIEL AND TALKS ABOUT THE TIME OF TRIBULATION AND THE DESTINY OF DANIEL'S PEOPLE.
  • 11:40 AND SOME WILL BE RAISED, AND SOME LOWERED TO >>EVERLASTING SHAME AND CONTEMPT.
  • 11:43 THERE DEFINITELY IS >>ANOTHER LIFE AND A PLACE TO GO.
  • 11:47 AND FINALLY, OF COURSE, IN THE NEW TESTAMENT, WE GET VERY CLEAR REFERENCE IN THE STORY OF THE LORD'S RESURRECTION.
  • 11:56 AND PASSOVER HAS IN IT THE LORD'S OWN REFERENCE IN A VERY SUBTLE WAY.
  • 12:03 WHEN HE TAKES THE BREAD, MATTHEW 26:26.
  • 12:07 THERE ARE THREE PIECES OF BREAD ON THE TABLE AND THE MIDDLE ONE IS TAKEN OUT.
  • 12:11 AND BROKEN AND HIDDEN AND BROUGHT FORTH AGAIN AT THE THIRD CUP.
  • 12:15 IT IS STRIPED, IT IS PIERCED, IT IS PURE.
  • 12:18 VERY MUCH A PICTURE OF OUR LORD.
  • 12:20 AND WHEN HE ACTUALLY GAVE THE BLESSING OVER THE BREAD, WE LEARNED SOMETHING MARVELOUS IN THAT VERSE.
  • 12:28 AND IT SAYS AS THEY WERE EATING, HE TOOK BREAD, BLESSED IT AND BROKE IT, AND SAID, "TAKE, EAT, THIS IS MY BODY."
  • 12:38 IT IS IN THE BLESSING THAT WE HEAR IN THE SECRET OF THE RESURRECTION.
  • 12:42 THE BLESSING OVER BREAD WAS AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN.
  • 12:46 [ speaking Hebrew ]
  • 12:50 "BLESSED ART THOU, O LORD OUR GOD, "KING OF THE UNIVERSE WHO BRINGETH FORTH "BREAD FROM THE EARTH."
  • 12:56 WHO BRINGEST FORTH BREAD FROM THE EARTH.
  • 12:58 HE HAD JUST GOTTEN THIS BREAD FROM UNDER THE TABLE, FROM THE FLOOR WHERE IT HAD BEEN WRAPPED IN WHITE LINEN AND HE PRAISES GOD FOR BRINGING >>FORTH BREAD FROM THE EARTH.
  • 13:08 AS IF TO SAY, MEN IF THEY TRY TO BURY MY BODY IN THE EARTH THIS WEEK IT WILL JUST COME UP AGAIN.
  • 13:16 YOU CAN'T BURY A KERNEL OF WHEAT, SOMETHING RISES UP.
  • 13:20 SOMETHING COMES UP OUT OF THE GROUND.
  • 13:22 YOU CAN'T PERMANENTLY BURY ANY CHRISTIAN.
  • 13:26 WELL, THE LORD'S BODY THEN IS THIS PIECE OF BREAD.
  • 13:31 HE SAID, "THIS BREAD IS MY BODY."
  • 13:32 HE WAS BURIED ON THE FEAST OF UNLEAVENED BREAD.
  • 13:36 SO MUCH REFERENCE TO RESURRECTION.
  • 13:38 THE IMPORTANT THING IS WHEN WE EAT THIS BREAD, WHY THEN, WE'LL RISE.
  • 13:44 IT IS SO LIKE GOD TO USE THE FLAT BREAD, UNLEAVENED, SO THAT IT WON'T RISE AND WE EAT IT, MAYBE WE'LL RISE.
  • 13:51 HE DELIGHTS IN USING THE THING THAT SUPPOSEDLY WILL NOT WORK.
  • 13:57 IN THE BOOK OF MATTHEW, WE HAVE THE STORY OF THE RESURRECTION ITSELF.
  • 14:03 MATTHEW 28, THE EVENTS.
  • 14:13 THEY CAME RIGHT HERE.
  • 15:02 IN THE SAME CHAPTER, LATER ON, THE LORD ACTUALLY DOES COME TO HIS DISCIPLES IN GALILEE.
  • 15:09 HE APPEARS TO THEM SEVERAL TIMES.
  • 15:11 HE WAS WITH THEM 40 DAYS IN ALL.
  • 15:14 AND HE WAS SEEN BY MANY PEOPLE.
  • 15:15 AND FINALLY GIVES THE ULTIMATE INSTRUCTION, THE UNIVERSAL GIFT, THE GREAT COMMISSION.
  • 15:41 HOW GOOD IT WILL BE TO BE WITH HIM.
  • 15:45 WE ARE SITUATED IN AN AUTHENTIC ROLLING TOMB OF THE FIRST CENTURY.
  • 15:48 THIS IS EXACTLY THE SAME KIND OF TOMB THAT JESUS WAS BURIED IN ALMOST 2000 YEARS AGO.
  • 15:53 SEVERAL TOMBS OF THIS TYPE ARE >>KNOWN THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY INCLUDING JERUSALEM WHERE TODAY VISITORS CAN SEE HEROD'S FAMILY TOMB.
  • 16:01 THIS PARTICULAR SITE IS LOCATED >>IN THE SHEPHELAH REGION OF ISRAEL, ABOUT 20 MILES SOUTHWEST OF JERUSALEM.
  • 16:09 THIS TOMB IS HEWED RIGHT OUT OF THE SOLID ROCK.
  • 16:13 TO GAIN ENTRANCE INTO THE TOMB, ONE PASSES BY MEANS OF THE LOW DOORWAY.
  • 16:17 AND YOU RECALL THAT IN THE GOSPELS, MARY MAGDALENE HAD TO BEND DOWN >>AND PEEK THROUGH THE DOOR IN ORDER TO SEE INTO THE TOMB.
  • 16:24 THIS DOOR IS SEALED BY >>MEANS OF A LARGE ROLLING STONE.
  • 16:28 ONCE YOU COME INTO THE TOMB THERE ARE TWO ROOMS.
  • 16:31 AND ONE PASSES INTO AN INNER ROOM WHERE THE BODY WAS LAID AND ALLOW TO DECAY FOR THE PERIOD OF ABOUT ONE YEAR.
  • 16:39 LATER, THE BONES WERE COLLECTED AND TRANSFERRED TO THE FIRST >>ROOM WHERE WE HAVE THESE CHANNEL WHERE THE BONE BOXES OR OSSUARY >>WERE PLACED AND IN THIS WAY, MANY, MANY GENERATIONS OF PEOPLE WERE BURIED.
  • 16:54 HERE ON THE MOUNT OF OLIVES AND NEARBY BETHANY, ARCHAEOLOGIST HAVE >>UNCOVERED SOME VERY INTERESTING STONE COFFINS OR OSSUARY.
  • 17:02 SOME OF THESE BOXES BEAR THE >>SIGN OF THE CROSS WHILE OTHERS HAVE HEBREW INSCRIPTIONS THAT SAY, TO JESUS, SON OF JOSEPH.
  • 17:11 AND TO JESUS, THE LORD.
  • 17:13 INSCRIPTIONS BEARING THE NAMES >>OF LAZARUS, MARTHA AND MARY WERE ALSO FOUND FOLLOWED BY THE CROSS MARK.
  • 17:19 ARCHAEOLOGIST CLERMONT-GANNEAU, WHO UNEARTHED THE BETHANY SITE, >>SAID: THE BODY WAS FIRST WASHED AND ANOINTED WITH SPICES AND PERFUMES.
  • 17:38 SINCE THERE WAS NO EMBALMING OF >>THE BODY, DECAY WAS IMMINENT.
  • 17:41 AND SPICES AND PERFUME HELPED TO COUNTERACT THE ROTTING SMELL OF >>THE CORPSE.
  • 17:46 AFTER COATING THE BODY WITH SPICES AND PERFUMES, THE BODY WAS WRAPPED WITH LINEN CLOTHS.
  • 17:54 NOW, THIS WAS BASED ON A RULING MADE BY THE RABBI IN THE FIRST CENTURY THAT THE BODY SHOULD BE WRAPPED IN WHITE CLOTHS.
  • 18:02 YOU SEE THIS PRACTICE CARRIED OUT IN THE CASE OF BOTH LAZARUS AND JESUS.
  • 18:18 AFTER THE BODY HAD BEEN PREPARED, MALE RELATIVES CARRIED IT >>WITH A WOMAN CARRYING PERFUME, >>WALKING IN FRONT.
  • 18:27 DEATH IN JESUS' DAY WAS NOT A HUSHED-UP AFFAIR.
  • 18:30 THERE WAS MUCH WAILING AND TEARING OF CLOTHES.
  • 18:37 [ music playing ]
  • 18:45 ONCE THE BODY ARRIVED AT THE TOMB, THE MALE RELATIVES CARRIED THE >>BODY THROUGHOUT MAIN ENTRANCE WHERE THE ROLLING STONE HAD BEEN ROLLED BACK AND PASS DIRECTLY INTO THE INNER ROOM, THE SECOND ROOM WHERE THE BODY >>WAS PLACED ON A BURIAL BENCH.
  • 19:04 ONCE THE BODY WAS IN PLACE, PERFUME WOULD BE POURED ON THE LINEN CLOTHS.
  • 19:10 AND THEY WOULD THEN LEAVE THE TOMB AND ROLL THE STONE IN PLACE AND SEAL THE TOMB AND ALLOW THE BODY TO DECAY.
  • 19:20 THIS IS THE ONE >>THAT CLAIMS TO BE THE MESSIAH.
  • 19:23 I BELIEVE HE WAS TEACHING IN THE TEMPLE.
  • 19:25 WHAT DOES HE DO?
  • 19:27 I DON'T KNOW.
  • 19:28 HOPEFULLY THIS WILL QUIET THE PEOPLE.
  • 19:30 YES, IT SHOULD PUT >>AN END TO ALL OF THIS TALK.
  • 19:33 [ music playing ]
  • 19:55 ♪ GO AHEAD, DRIVE THE NAILS IN MY HANDS,♪ ♪ LAUGH AT ME, WHERE YOU STAND. ♪ ♪ GO AHEAD, AND SAY IT ISN'T ME. ♪ ♪ THE DAY WILL COME WHEN YOU WILL SEE ♪ ♪ 'CAUSE I'LL RISE AGAIN. ♪ ♪ THERE'S NO POWER ON EARTH CAN TIE ME DOWN. ♪ ♪ YES I'LL RISE AGAIN. ♪ ♪ DEATH CAN'T KEEP ME IN THE GROUND. ♪ ♪ GO AHEAD ♪ ♪ AND MOCK MY NAME ♪ ♪ MY LOVE FOR YOU IS STILL THE SAME. ♪ ♪ GO AHEAD AND BURY ME. ♪ ♪ BUT VERY SOON, I WILL BE FREE. ♪ ♪ 'CAUSE I'LL RISE AGAIN ♪ ♪ THERE'S NO POWER ON EARTH CAN TIE ME DOWN. ♪ ♪ YES, I'LL RISE AGAIN. ♪ ♪ DEATH CAN'T KEEP ME IN THE GROUND. ♪♪ FATHER, INTO THY HANDS I COMMEND MY SPIRIT.
  • 22:39 [ music playing ]
  • 22:42 ♪ GO AHEAD, SAY I'M DEAD AND GONE, ♪ ♪ BUT YOU WILL SEE, THAT YOU WERE WRONG. ♪ ♪ GO AHEAD, AND TRY TO HIDE THE SON, ♪ BUT ALL WILL SEE THAT I'M THE ONE. ♪ ♪ CAUSE I'LL COME AGAIN. ♪ ♪ THERE'S NO POWER ON EARTH CAN KEEP ME BACK. ♪ ♪ YES, I'LL COME AGAIN. ♪ ♪ COME TO TAKE MY PEOPLE BACK. ♪♪
  • 22:42 [ music playing softly ]
  • 24:01 TOM, YOU KNOW, MOST PEOPLE'S IDEA OF THE CRUCIFIXION IS WHAT THEY GET FROM THE GREAT PAINTINGS.
  • 24:07 THIS BEEN PAINTED MAYBE MORE THAN ANYTHING ELSE.
  • 24:10 YOU HAVE SO MANY VERSIONS OF WHAT THE CRUCIFIXION LOOKED LIKE AND MANY OF THEM ARE NOT REALLY BASED ON BIBLICAL EVIDENCES.
  • 24:18 BUT YOU HAVE VERY FEW OF THE PAINTINGS THAT WE SEE OF CHRIST ON THE CROSS REALLY LOOK LIKE HE'S JEWISH.
  • 24:27 YOU KNOW, I MEAN MORE NORTHERN EUROPEAN, SCANDINAVIAN, KIND OF PALE, AND SO FORTH.
  • 24:33 BUT WE GET OUR TRADITIONS FROM WHAT WE SEE IN THESE GREAT PAINTINGS THAT THE MASTERS HAVE DONE THROUGHOUT THE CENTURIES AND WE GET A LOT OF PECULIAR NOTIONS THAT ARE NOT BIBLICAL LIKE THE CLOTHING THAT WAS WORN, THE SASH THAT LOOKS LIKE A CROSS, AND SO FORTH.
  • 24:51 THAT PROBABLY WAS REALLY NOT THE CASE.
  • 24:53 THE QUESTION HAS BEEN ABOUT HOW WAS HE AFFIXED TO THE CROSS.
  • 24:57 WAS HE NAILED IN THE PALMS FEET CROSSED AND SO FORTH, AND THAT'S THE TRADITIONAL VIEWPOINT THAT WE HAVE JUST FROM THE PAINTINGS, BUT NOT NECESSARILY FROM THE SCRIPTURES.
  • 25:11 AND SO WE'VE GOT TO BE CAREFUL NOT TO BASE OUR CONVICTIONS ABOUT CHRIST, OR ANYTHING ELSE, EXCEPT HOW IT'S REALLY BROUGHT OUT IN THE SCRIPTURES.
  • 25:23 THAT'S WHAT WE WANT TO BASE OUR VIEWS ON.
  • 25:26 NOW, WHAT KIND OF EVIDENCE DO WE HAVE, ZOLA, THAT JESUS WAS NAILED TO THE CROSS?
  • 25:32 AND I THINK WE FIND NOT SO MUCH IN THE DESCRIPTIONS OF THE CRUCIFIXION ABOUT THIS BUT REALLY IN THE AFTERMATH, WHEN HE SHOWED HIMSELF AFTER THE RESURRECTION TO THE DISCIPLES.
  • 25:45 HE WAS TALKING WITH THE DISCIPLES AND HE SHOWED THEM HIS HANDS AND HIS FEET THAT IT WAS HE, AND THAT HE WAS NOT JUST A SPIRIT.
  • 25:56 IT WAS HE. IT WAS JESUS.
  • 25:58 AND THEIR HEARTS WERE WARMED. AND THAT'S KIND OF A STRANGE THING.
  • 26:02 WHEN WE GO UP TO SOMEBODY AND SAY "LOOK AT ME, I'M ME," YOU ASK THEM TO LOOK AT YOUR FACE, YOU DON'T SHOW THEM YOUR HANDS AND YOUR FEET.
  • 26:10 BUT JESUS DID. NOW WHY?
  • 26:12 THERE MUST BE SOMETHING THAT WAS IN EVEN HIS RESURRECTED HANDS AND FEET THAT SHOWED THAT HE HAD BEEN CRUCIFIED.
  • 26:19 THE NAIL PRINTS, IF NOT IN THE PALMS, IN THE WRIST AREA OR SOMEWHERE THERE, AND IN HIS FEET.
  • 26:25 AND THAT WAS HIS IDENTIFICATION THAT HE WAS THE ONE WHO HAD SUFFERED.
  • 26:29 TOM, YOUR INSIGHT IS VERY MUCH APPRECIATED HERE.
  • 26:33 OUR OFFER TONIGHT IS MORE GENERAL.
  • 26:42 "DISCOVERING OUR JEWISH ROOTS."
  • 26:45 THAT IS THE NAME OF THE TAPE SERIES WE HAVE BEEN OFFERING FOR SOMETIME WHICH I THINK IS PRAISEWORTHY.
  • 26:51 I DIDN'T MAKE IT MYSELF.
  • 26:52 TOM'S NOT ON IT.
  • 26:53 BUT IT IS MADE BY TWO LADIES FROM A CHURCH IN KENTUCKY.
  • 26:56 I DON'T KNOW HOW ELSE TO SAY IT.
  • 26:58 VERY ORDINARY HOUSEWIVES WHO STUDIED THE SCRIPTURES AND MADE SOME STARTLING AND WONDERFUL CONCLUSIONS.
  • 27:05 THEY ARE VERY CONSCIOUS OF THEIR JEWISH ROOTS.
  • 27:07 THEY ARE NOT JEWISH, BY THE WAY.
  • 27:08 BUT VERY CONSCIOUS OF THEIR ROOTS.
  • 27:10 AND THEY EXPLAIN EVERYTHING.
  • 27:11 THE HISTORY, THE ANTI-SEMITISM, THE OLD TESTAMENT AND THE NEW.
  • 27:16 THE MUSLIMS AND THE PROPHECY, ISRAEL, IT'S ALL COVERED, AND COVERED, YOU MIGHT SAY BY A NEUTRAL CHURCH-GOING PARTY.
  • 27:23 I THINK IT'S PRAISEWORTHY.
  • 27:24 "DISCOVERING OUR JEWISH ROOTS."
  • 27:27 BEAUTIFULLY BOXED.
  • 27:28 AND AS YOU STUDY, SH'ALU SHALOM YERUSHALAYIM, PRAY FOR THE PEACE OF JERUSALEM.
  • 27:37 ♪ SOMEDAY IN JERUSALEM I'LL PRAISE YOU ♪ ♪ SOMEDAY IN JERUSALEM I'LL SING ♪ ♪ LORD, AND WHEN THE WORLD SHOUT GLORY, HALLELUJAH ♪ ♪ IT WILL BRING TO OUR KING ALL ♪ ♪ ALL THOSE THINGS OF WHICH I SING, ♪ ♪ GLORY, GLORY, GLORY, GLORY TO MY KING! ♪♪ CAPTIONS PROVIDED BY: TEXOMA CAPTIONS, INC. 903.464.1455
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