Contributed by Martin Scarce on Jan 8, 2003
What was it like to stand near the cross of Jesus? We examine four people who stood near the cross and try to understand what it would have meant for them.
“Near The Cross”
When Jesus was crucified I wonder how near the cross we would have stood? We sing that grand old hymn – “Jesus, keep me near the cross…there a precious fountain”, but how near the cross would we have been if we were there to witness Jesus’