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Why did the People of Israel Crucified Christ?

December 3rd, 2008 1 Comment

Christ's scourging at the pillar Here is an interesting topic that I would like you engaged in as we approach Nativity. If Christ, the Messiah was prophesied in the Old Testament, and the people of Israel knew these prophecies, how come that when He actually came they rather said: Crucify Him? Here is a stichera from Holy Friday

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