Archive / April 4, 2012

JERUSALEM DISPATCHES – PART IV

JESUS CLAIMS TO BE ‘THE CHRIST’;
CAIAPHAS PONDERS DEATH PENALTY 
 
Special to The Covert Letter
JERUSALEM (April 5) – Avant garde Rabbi Jesus of Nazareth is almost certain now to be facing the death penalty after claiming to be “The Christ,” according to legal analysts in this Judean capital city.

Jesus’ admission came during hearings held today by the powerful Sanhedrin. It has jurisdiction over the Jewish population, which has been wildly receptive of Jesus’ evangelistic crusade.

High Priest Joseph Caiaphas withheld comment on the unofficial guilty verdict shouted at the proceeding and was mum about public accusations that Jesus suffered vicious beatings at the hands of his captors.… Read More

HOLY WEEK COVERAGE

FROM THE PUBLISHER

The Covert Letter was gratified by the response to publication of the series, “Jerusalem Dispatches” in April 2011.  It was determined to reprint the entire series because the story of Jesus Christ’s journey to the Cross and His Resurrection is timeless.

Christians worldwide mark this Lenten and Easter Season as fulfillment of His promise of salvation. Part I was published Sunday, Part II on Monday, Part III appeared Wednesday  and successive installments appear today through Easter Sunday.

The publisher’s original intent was to mark Holy Week in the present tense, as if international news services’ reporters filed dispatches on Jesus Christ and his remarkable final days in the holy City.… Read More