The Road to Masada Author:Roger Elwood Imagine the impact Jesus would have made on your life had you actually met Him face-to-face. Imagine taking part in Christ's crucifixion, perhaps being the Roman soldier who thrust the spear into Jesus' lifeless body. Imagine how potent your witness for Christ would be had you actually seen the resurrected Lord. — Lives were dramatically, miracul... more »ously changed as they came into contact with Jesus. The Bible records the changes wrought in many people, including His disciples. Yet multitudes were affected whose lives are not chronicled in Scripture. Many others are only mentioned briefly. What became of Barabbas, the insurrectionist who was given freedom in Christ's stead? What became of the Roman legionnaires standing guard over the tomb at Christ's resurrection? What of Procula Pilatus, who knew Jesus was innocent and warned her husband to have nothing to do with His death?
THE ROAD TO MASSADA spans a period of forty years. It weaves a tale around familiar names from Scripture, beginning with Christ's death at Golgotha, through the violently oppressive reigns of cruel and godless Roman emperors, to the dramatic conclusion at the battle of Masada.« less