Jesus Christ, he can only be one of two things. Either he’s a liar and a demon from hell, a blasphemer under God’s judgement, or the Lord of Life, calling you to trust him, receive His sacrifice on your behalf, take up your cross in love for your neighbor and follow Him.
NEW for 2023 and airing live on select radio stations or available via podcast starting April 3rd, are two half-hour specials hosted by Lutheran Hour Speaker Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler. This special programming for Holy week includes dramatic multi-voice readings of the account of the betrayal, death and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth as recorded in the 26th, 27th and 28th chapter of Matthew, one of the four ancient biographies of Jesus. Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler and Mark Eischer reflect on the unique features of Matthew’s account of history. Part 1 focuses on the events of Holy Thursday, part 2 the events of Good Friday and the resurrection. The specials invite the listener into the Passion of Jesus’ and prompts the listeners to consider the questions: Who is this Jesus? And why does He matter?
All must consider the significance of this man, the Christ, whose life was so extraordinary that is separate the entirety of time into B.C. (before Christ) and A.D (anno Domini). The specials invite the listener into the Passion of Jesus’ and prompts the listeners to consider the questions: Who is this Jesus? And why does He matter?
The specials feature new original musical arrangements of hymns by internationally known vocalist Erin Bode. These beautiful hymns allow the listener a time of introspection in the holiest season of Christianity.
The program is narrated by Rev. Dr. Michael Zeigler. It includes performances by the cast members: Christy Bond, Rev. Dr. Jason Broge, Jonathan Christopher, Mark Eischer, Dean Evans, Chris Macky, Megan Mehrle, Jeremy Knapp and John Spangler.
Check our broadcast guide beginning April 3rd for local airings during Easter week.
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