Two thousand years after the event, we still marvel at the death of Jesus. This week we are invited to walk around in the sandals of Simon of Cyrene as we follow Jesus towards Calvary.
Apparently entering Jerusalem as part of the preparations for the Passover celebration, Simon of Cyrene finds himself caught up in a story that would involve the sacrifice the true Passover Lamb—and change the world as well as changing Simon’s own family.
Many characters in the Bible appear, participate in God’s grand story, and then seemingly vanish from Scripture. Today on Discover the Word, let’s do a little biblical speculation about the end of Simon of Cyrene’s story. Discover some intriguing possibilities in our conversation!