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The Real Meaning of Easter

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From Journey Church (Alexandria/Pineville LA) / CBN Out of the many churches in Alexandria and Pineville you could choose from, we’d be honored to have you as our guest! Expect hear great music and practical preaching while your kids are having a blast. We accept, welcome and love everyone. Come as guests, leave as family. Special parking for first time guests and free coffee. Hope to see you this Sunday! Alexandria Campus 1898 MacArthur Drive Alexandria, LA 71301 Sundays at 11am Pineville Campus 2900 Donahue Ferry Rd Pineville, LA 71360 Sundays at 8:30am, 10am & 11:30am Wednesdays @ 6:30pm Jesus had come into town for the Passover celebration and was nearing the time when he would be betrayed by one of his disciples, publicly humiliated and mocked, beaten beyond recognition, and hung on a cross to die. It was the night before his suffering when he made his special request for his followers to remember that He gave his body for them and poured out his blood as

Good Friday – What is it?

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Good Friday is observed on the Friday that proceeds Easter Sunday (also called Resurrection Sunday). It is a day when people remember Jesus’ death on the cross. Many people, mostly Christians, celebrate this day by attending a Good Friday service where they read the biblical accounts of Jesus’ death on the cross. (Read Luke 19.) Good Friday – What Happened on Good Friday? Although the term “Good Friday” is not mentioned in the Bible, we can study the events that took place on the day Jesus was crucified. After Jesus was arrested in the Garden of Gethsemane, He was taken through several trials before the chief priests, Pontius Pilate, and Herod (Luke 22:54–23:25). Three of the trials were by Jewish leaders and three by the Romans (John 18:12-14, Mark 14:53-65, Mark 15:1-5, Luke 23:6-12, Mark 15:6-15). These events led up to Good Friday. Pilate tried to compromise with the religious leaders by having Jesus beaten, but this act didn't satisfy them, so Pilate handed Jesus over