Contributed by Gordon Pike on Mar 23, 2020
Some people find the cross … sometimes the cross finds you. Simon of Cyrene had a divine appointment with God that day … and sometimes God makes divine appointments with us. Like Simon, these may involve tasks we would prefer not to do, but these often lead to some of life’s greatest blessings.
His name was “Simon.” It means “God has Heard.” And today it would certainly seem that God had heard his many, many prayers. Today was the day that he and his two boys, Alexander and Rufus, would finally get to see Jerusalem, the mighty and holy city of God, with their own eyes. All of his