See Through the Sour Wine
It was an act of cruelty, not comfort. That is what we see in the last minutes of Jesus’s life, as described in the Gospel of Mark.
Customary of Mark, he gets straight to the point in Mark 15:33. The sixth hour had come and brought darkness. Now it was the ninth hour, three in the afternoon, darkness still smothering the landscape. And Jesus cries out with a loud voice,
Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?
Mark tells us the Aramaic because that is exactly what Jesus said. The details are... Continue Reading