Posts Tagged 'casting lots'

Forgiveness in The Face of Death

April 21, 2019

Forgiveness in The Face of Death

Luke 23:34 (KJB) Then said Jesus, Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. And they parted his raiment, and cast lots.

Just before succumbing to His death, Jesus Christ reached over and above the hatred and extended His forgiveness.   A time of intense suffering and what seemed to be adverse circumstances did not prevent Jesus Christ from extending unlimited forgiveness to men who did not deserve His mercy and grace.

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Was Matthias Appointed by God?

July 26th, 2017

Was Matthias Appointed by God?

Acts 1:23-26 (KJB)   And they appointed two, Joseph called Barsabas, who was surnamed Justus, and Matthias.  24 And they prayed, and said, Thou, Lord, which knowest the hearts of all men, shew whether of these two thou hast chosen,  25 That he may take part of this ministry and apostleship, from which Judas by transgression fell, that he might go to his own place.  26 And they gave forth their lots; and the lot ...

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Gathering for Gain

May 3rd 2016

Gathering for Gain

And when they had crucified him, they parted his garments, casting lots upon them, what every man should take. (Mark 15:24 KJV)

Mark was inspired of God to record these few moments which took place at the cross of Calvary just after Jesus Christ succumbed to His physical death.

Imagine the thoughts and feelings that might have gone through your heart and mind if you were present to witness this scene a few thousand years ago.

Men were gathered ...

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