As far as James is concerned, it’s the end. His brother, Jesus, is dead, and that is–unfortunately–that. But he’s about to figure out that God has other plans.
When Jesus was a baby, a prophet warned Mary that a sword would pierce her heart. 33 years later, that prophecy came true in ways she couldn’t imagine possible.
Joseph of Arimathea has been waiting expectantly for the Kingdom of God, and believes that Jesus heralds its arrival. But when Jesus is crucified, Joseph is left only with would-have’s, could-have’s, and should-have’s.
Nicodemus, a pious lawyer and friend of Jesus, is summoned to be a juryman for the trial of Jesus of Nazareth. As Jesus is tried for His life, Nicodemus can’t help but notice how unusual and, well, illegal the proceedings are. Frightened, he wonders when the council will give up… or if they’ll succeed.
Gethsemane is the setting for one of the most comforting and inspiring scenes in Christ’s life. Click here to read a behind-the-scenes version of this beloved story.
The Apostle John has shared a lot of meals with Jesus of Nazareth, but none like this.
Alexander is ecstatic to celebrate Passover in Jerusalem. What he doesn’t realize is that this festival will change his life forever.