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At the top of the escarpment (Where Jesus was Crucified ) we can see how large the crack from the earthquake really is, but most of the crack has been filled in down near ground level. .At that moment the curtain of the temple was torn in two, from top to bottom. "The earth shook, and the rocks were split. The tombs also were opened, and many bodies of the saints who had fallen asleep were raised" -Matthew 27:51-52 (NRSV)

The best piece of evidence that the tomb of Jesus was in this area is the fact that other first-century tombs are still preserved inside the church. Called the "Tomb of Joseph of Arimathea," these burial shafts (kokhim) are clearly from the time of Christ's death and thus attest to some kind of burial ground in the area. Combined with the evidence from tradition, this church is most likely the true location of the Christ's

A crack in the Golgotha rock located at the Chapel of Adam is poof of the earthquake during Jesus' crucifixion: Now the centurion, and those who were with him keeping guard over Jesus, when they saw the earthquake and the things that were happening, became very frightened and said, "Truly this was the Son of God!" -Matthew 27:54 (NAS)

The Scala Sancta aka the Holy Stairs when Jesus walked up to Pontius. Jesus was already brutally beaten at the temple and in the cell where the guard beat him, this occurred all before he walked up 28 steps to meet Pilate. Imagine his pain and suffering before meeting Pilate. (note: some say these stairs are not the real stairs, if true, what matters is how they are interpreted a part of the Passion of Christ)

shroud of Turin in Turin, Italy.... The shroud is the cloth that covered Jesus while in the tomb. The only picture ever taken of Jesus. We were able to see it personally in 1985.

Closer Up: The table on which Jesus ate with his disciples after rising from the dead. It is located at Jesus Table (Mensa Christi) Church in Nazareth, Israel. "Afterward he was revealed to the eleven themselves as they sat at the table, and he rebuked them for their unbelief and hardness of heart, because they didn't believe those who had seen him after he had risen." Mark 16:14

When dealing with a difficult injustice, going through this list daily will help you overcome bitterness. Double click image for a 1-minute devotion that fills in the details on this list.

from Breaking Away: Jeff Block's Blog

The Pool of Bethesda

Pool of Bethesda - It is located just north of the temple mount. This is the location where Jesus healed the man at the waters of the Pool of Bethesda. The story is found in John 5. The colonnades were visible at the time of Christ, but the pools would not have been enclosed like it now is. At that time, the floor level was much lower. During Biblical times, pools were public facilities where water was stored for later use. They generally were not used for swimming.