His Tomb Is Still Empty!
By Dr. Dale A. Robbins
When I had my first opportunity to visit Israel many years ago, I was greatly enthused at the prospect of visiting the many historical sites of the Bible, and the places where Jesus lived and ministered. But among the many wonders to be explored, I was especially eager to see where many believe Jesus was crucified and buried, which was an awesome experience and the highlight of my trip.
The day we journeyed toward the location, I was somber and thoughtful. In my mind, I recalled the visual images of Hollywood films I had seen which depicted Christ’s death — three crosses high atop a hill against the background of angry clouds and thunder.
Deep in thought and meditating on the words of the old hymn, “The Old Rugged Cross,” the tour bus arrived at the destination just north of the Damascus Gate, outside the walled city of Jerusalem. Through the PA speaker, the tour guide announced proudly, “Here we are! To your right is the site where it is believed that Jesus was crucified.” However, as I looked out the window, surely there had to be a mistake... Read More >>