In the place where Jesus was crucified, there was a garden containing a new tomb in which nobody had yet been laid. Because it was the preparation day and because the garden tomb was conveniently near, they laid Jesus in this tomb.On the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene arrived at the tomb, very early in the morning, while it was still dark, a...
Where was Jesus Crucified, Buried and Resurrected? In a prior year I wrote a post about my wife, Lynn, and I going to the Holy Land and viewing the two sites that are the prime candidates for the answers to the questions about the location of Jesus’ crucifixion, burial and resurrection. It was a fascinating and solemn time of reflection. Its worth your time to read it and watch the CBN HD video either for the first time or once again this year.
The Church of the Holy Sepulchre is the holiest site in Jerusalem, and of all Christianity. Located within the Church is the Tomb of Christ, with steps leading up to Golgotha (Calvary) where Christ was crucified. The church was built around the tomb in 330AD by Emperor Constantine. Pilgrims can see the place where Jesus' body was laid, as well as a piece of the stone that was rolled away.
Church of Gethsemane, Jerusalem, Israel. Officially called The Church of Agony or the Church of All Nations. It is located next to the olive grove where it is believed Jesus prayed and was arrested on the Friday before he was crucified.