The greatest shock may be in this picture of Calvary is that you might see your face in that crowd… your attitude, your experience with the cross, your activity around that cross but lacking any true meaning.
INTRO: 1. In the past few weeks in our series "Encountering the Cross" we have again and again revisted the tramatic, devestating events that Jesus endured for us surrounding the Cross.
a. But, although the scene was gruesome, the atmospherearound the foot of the cross is far from