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Discover Hidden Israel Part 4

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May 12, 2020
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In this amazing episode of InGrace; Jim Scudder; Jr. and Dr. Carl Baugh walk the ramparts of the Old City of Jerusalem; see the Eastern Gate and visit the place where Jesus defeated death.

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Discover Hidden Israel Part 4

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  • Jim Scudder, Jr.:Today on "InGrace"
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  • Dr. Carl Baugh:On location in Israel.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Jim: Ever since I was a boy,I've been fascinated
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  • with God's creation.
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  • I'm traveling the planet totell his story about his world.
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  • I'm Jim Scudder, Jr.Come with me on another
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  • exciting adventure in grace.
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  • Jim: Welcome to our veryspecial episode of "InGrace,"
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  • on location in Israel.
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  • We're gonna discover hiddenIsrael with Dr. Carl Baugh.
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  • Dr. Baugh: It'ssuch a privilege.
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  • If any person has the capacityfor emotion, those emotions
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  • are stirred right here.
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  • Jim: So, we're at the JaffaGate, which is, I mean,
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  • in the old city of Jerusalem.
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  • We're gonna goup on the walls,
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  • the ramparts,which this is one
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  • of the only places I know thatyou can get up onto these old,
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  • ancient walls and walk along.
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  • It kinda reminds meof medieval times.
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  • Dr. Baugh: Oh, yes.
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  • Well, the walls are quite old
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  • and the foundationsare older still.
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  • Jim: Well, it seems like wehave fended off the enemy,
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  • Dr. Baugh, so far.
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  • Dr. Baugh: So far.
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  • I don't see them anywhere.
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  • [laughing]
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  • Jim: So, about 15- maybe 30,1540 these walls of the old city
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  • were rebuilt by the OttomanEmpire, and the reason that they
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  • were destroyed is because thisis the most disputed piece of
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  • land on the planet.
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  • More battles have been fought inJerusalem than anywhere else in
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  • the world.
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  • Dr. Baugh: Absolutely.
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  • There is a long, long recordof invasions and battles, and
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  • Jerusalem will not know peaceuntil the Prince of Peace
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  • returns.
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  • This is the focal point.
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  • Jim: And here we are walkingon the ramparts of the
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  • old city of Jerusalem.
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  • Dr. Baugh: Of the old city.
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  • Jim: We're standing justabove Zion Gate, Dr. Baugh.
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  • We're still, kind of, up onthe ramparts, and this area is
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  • called Mount Zion, is where thedisciples would have gathered
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  • with Jesus on that verylast night of his life.
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  • Dr. Baugh: That is true, andit dates back to the Jebusites
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  • holding this area, but Davidpromised whoever would conquer,
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  • would break through thewall first, would get to
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  • name the area.
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  • But rather than naming it afterhimself, he named it Zion, so
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  • there is a lot of history, sothat's very significant, where
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  • Jesus--everything points toJesus one way or another.
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  • So, traditionally, directlybelow us, is the upper room
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  • where Jesus observed thePassover, extended the sop,
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  • which was a measure ofcompassion, extended it
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  • to Judas.
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  • And the message is not justhistory where we're standing,
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  • not just religious interest.
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  • The message is Jesus Christ shedhis blood for us at Calvary not
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  • far from here.
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  • And he rose from the dead andhe's living right now to extend
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  • to the world thecompassion like he extended
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  • in all sincerity to Jews.
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  • That wasn't a symbolicstatement, that was a genuine
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  • statement that only he canmake, and he was the
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  • Passover lamb, of course.
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  • Jim: We're in the old citybazaar, and we're in a very
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  • old store.
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  • This is Omar.
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  • Omar is the shopkeeper of astore that I think is
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  • 388 years old.
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  • Omar: Yes.
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  • Jim: I mean, I'm astounded bysomething that can be that old
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  • and there is something else thatI'd like for our viewers to see,
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  • and that is a well that you havein your store that goes
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  • back how long?
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  • Omar: Two thousand,one hundred years ago.
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  • Jim: It's a Roman well,and it still--
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  • it actually still has water.
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  • You might not use it anymore,but till recently you were
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  • still using it.
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  • Omar: Yes.Jim: Can you show it to us?
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  • Omar: Please come in.
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  • Omar: In this shop it's--Ibelieve it's the only one that
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  • survived, like, the wars anda couple of earthquakes that
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  • happen in this region.
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  • I think it's a blessing thatwe have it here.
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  • Jim: It is a blessing, andwater is something that we all
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  • need and that transcends allnationalities, all religions.
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  • We all need water and hereyou have a well of water.
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  • Well, God bless you.
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  • Thank you, Omar, forshowing us your shop and your
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  • 2.000-year-old well.
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  • I don't know any othershop that has--
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  • Omar: It's actually2.100 years old.
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  • Jim: Well, I don'twanna shortchange you at all.
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  • God bless you.
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  • Jim: We've come to anothergate in the old city walls of
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  • Jerusalem.
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  • This is the Lions' Gate.
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  • Dr. Baugh: Very importantgate, but, of course, every gate
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  • is important, but thishas special significance.
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  • Jim: The person thatwas stoned here to death was
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  • Stephen.
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  • There was a ruckus, theyarrested Stephen, they brought
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  • him out here, and he had oneof the most magnificent sermons
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  • ever preached righthere outside Lions' Gate.
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  • We also know there was a mannamed Saul that was complicit
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  • in this.
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  • He held the coats, which wasmore than just a bystander.
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  • He was actually partof making this happen.
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  • Later, he was breathingfire upon the Christians.
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  • This is the first timewe're introduced to Saul.
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  • Here was the first martyr.
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  • Stephen waskilled for his faith.
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  • Again, his sermonwas incredible.
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  • They got so upset, theystarted to throw rocks at him.
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  • They stoned him, but as he wasdying they said he had a certain
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  • radiance.
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  • He was beaming, and I don'tknow, Dr. Baugh, when we face
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  • our death that we'll havethat same radiance and joy, but
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  • literally he was passing fromEarth to real life in heaven.
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  • Dr. Baugh: And the Scripturesays the heavens were opened,
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  • and he said, "Lord, receivemy spirit," at this spot.
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  • Jim: Right here.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Jim: So, theEastern Gate is significant.
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  • I once had a guide telling me,Dr. Baugh, as we were standing
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  • over on the Mount ofOlives, he says,
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  • "There is theEastern Gate."
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  • And he says, "One day, the Biblesays, the Messiah is going to
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  • come down the Mount of Olivesinto the Kidron Valley on a
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  • donkey, and he's gonna go up andenter into the Eastern Gate."
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  • And this was a Jewish guide, andI just--my heart was screaming
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  • inside me.
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  • Like, the stones were gonnacry out that he has come.
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  • Dr. Baugh: He has come, andhe descended from the Mount of
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  • Olives, crossed the KidronValley, ascended and through
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  • this gate.
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  • Now, the original gate throughwhich he ascended has
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  • the footing still in place.
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  • Jim: There is actually adequateroom to the north of the Dome
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  • of the Rock to build the temple.
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  • Now, I don't know if it'spossible that that would ever
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  • actually happen, butperhaps part of a peace deal.
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  • There will be a negotiationto say, "Okay, we'll let the
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  • Muslims keep their mosque,the Jews have their temple, and
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  • maybe we'll have a church."
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  • The three monotheistic religionsall together in one place.
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  • Dr. Baugh: At leastthat's a possibility.
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  • Jim: It's a possibility.
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  • We don't know how thisis all gonna play out.
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  • We know for sure the temple willbe rebuilt here on
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  • the Temple Mount.
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  • Dr. Baugh: And we know hewill reign alone, exclusively.
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  • Jim: Yes, yes.
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  • Jim: We're on the north wallof the old city, just outside,
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  • and it looks like you haveseveral or many different-size
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  • rocks.
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  • Is there a significance to that?
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  • Dr. Baugh: Well, notonly sizes, but styles.
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  • You have the earlier wall,probably from Nehemiah's day.
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  • It had to be done with asword in the hand and a trowel.
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  • Jim: They were justdoing--they just wanted to do
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  • something for Godand there it was.
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  • Dr. Baugh: And torebuild the walls in the temple.
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  • Jim: And then Herodian.Dr. Baugh: And then Herodian.
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  • See these huge stones?
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  • And then above those you havethe Crusaders who rebuilt the
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  • wall and then above that youhave the fourth type stone and
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  • structure by the Turks.
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  • That's only about 400 years old.
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  • Jim: That's brand new.
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  • Dr. Baugh: Well, 400 years.
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  • At this point--Jim: Brand new in Israel.
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  • Dr. Baugh: So, here you havean--a marvelous statement
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  • of history.
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  • Jim: Kind of, awhole timeline of history.
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  • Dr. Baugh:Timeline of history, yeah.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Dr. Baugh: In this place,adjacent to this garden
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  • at Calvary, Jesus cried,
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  • "My God, my God, why hasthou forsaken me?"
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  • At that moment, for the firsttime in all eternity, God
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  • the Father turned hisback on his son.
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  • That's the reason for thenecessity of the Trinity, the
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  • three expressions of thesame God, of the one God.
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  • He had to become flesh, "A bodythou hast prepared me," and in
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  • that moment God hidhis face from his son.
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  • Oh, the horror of having takenupon himself all our sins, the
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  • entire combined sins of theentire human race for the entire
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  • history, from Adam all theway through the final judgment.
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  • He took upon himselfand experienced that.
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  • God has made him to be sin forus and at that moment he
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  • lost for the first time in alleternity fellowship with
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  • his Father.
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  • He did that so that we--becauseof Calvary, the shedding of the
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  • blood, the application ofthe blood grace materialized.
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  • Because of Calvary and theResurrection we will never be
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  • separated from God, so thatmoments later he cried,
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  • "I thirst."
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  • For the first time in alleternity, the God who created
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  • the rivers and the rails andthe streams and water itself was
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  • destitute, was dehydrated.
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  • He cried, "I thirst."
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  • They placed a sponge,but he wouldn't take it.
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  • He had prayed before atGethsemane, "Father, if it be
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  • possible let thiscup pass from me.
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  • Nevertheless, not as I will,but as thou wilt," and he sweat
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  • great drops of blood.
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  • His face was set like flintto go to Calvary, and he did.
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  • He experienced it all and thenhe cried, the Scripture says,
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  • with a loud voice, while spikesanchored his body to a cross.
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  • Deliberately, the Scriptureemphasizes, he didn't cry with
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  • an emaciated voice, whisperingin desperation and defeat.
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  • He cried with a loudvoice, "It is finished."
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  • Not that, "My life is gone.
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  • My dream is over.
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  • My disciples have departed."
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  • No, no, no,"Redemption's plan is complete.
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  • It's finished.
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  • I have paid the price."
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  • And then he said, "Father, intothy hands I commend my spirit."
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  • Laid his head on a pulselesschest and gave up the ghost,
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  • but that's not theend of the story.
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  • We're in the Garden Tomb, and wemust reflect on the power
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  • of the Resurrection.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Jim: The Garden Tomb isone of my favorite places in
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  • the entire world, and you heardDr. Baugh's explanation of
  • 00:15:39.373 --> 00:15:43.211
  • the Crucifixion and thesignificance of that.
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  • Right behind us is the GardenTomb, and it's an empty tomb.
  • 00:15:45.746 --> 00:15:50.585
  • Of all the religions and all thereligious leaders and figures
  • 00:15:50.618 --> 00:15:53.688
  • the world has ever known, you'llalways find their bones, but in
  • 00:15:53.721 --> 00:15:58.626
  • Christianity there are no bonesto find, for Jesus rose again.
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  • Dr. Baugh isgonna join me again.
  • 00:16:04.098 --> 00:16:06.601
  • And the tomb of Jesus, verypossibly the tomb that he laid
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  • in behind us.
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  • We don't know the exact spot,and I think there is a good
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  • reason for that.
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  • I think if we had an exactspot, we would worship the spot.
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  • Dr. Baugh: Yes,we're inclined to do that.
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  • Jim: But worshiping Godis the key, worshiping Jesus.
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  • We don't worship a place.
  • 00:16:25.887 --> 00:16:27.388
  • We worship a person, but wedo recognize there is an empty
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  • tomb, and you have been able togo in and look at some of the
  • 00:16:31.392 --> 00:16:36.664
  • details of that tomb.
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  • Explain the tomb.
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  • Dr. Baugh: The tomb, now, whilewe're sure as we can be
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  • archeologically that this isthe tomb because,
  • 00:16:44.939 --> 00:16:47.842
  • first of all, it's empty.
  • 00:16:47.875 --> 00:16:50.278
  • There were changes made tothe tomb at the last moment to
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  • accommodate a taller person.
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  • Jesus was reputed to betaller than the average Jew.
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  • Outside there is a deep-set pegof iron that you just can't get
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  • out of the rock, of the face.
  • 00:17:07.929 --> 00:17:09.664
  • It was driven deep, apparentlyto hold the band that sealed the
  • 00:17:09.697 --> 00:17:15.036
  • huge stone, the circularstone that sealed the tomb.
  • 00:17:15.069 --> 00:17:19.740
  • Then above it we find nicheswhere Hadrian had pagan idols
  • 00:17:19.774 --> 00:17:25.813
  • placed, because Christiansfrequented this place, and he
  • 00:17:25.846 --> 00:17:30.418
  • wanted to essentiallyprofligate this place.
  • 00:17:30.451 --> 00:17:35.022
  • In addition to that, when youlook at the photos of the tomb,
  • 00:17:35.056 --> 00:17:37.725
  • I was mystified decades agowhen I saw photos of the tomb.
  • 00:17:37.758 --> 00:17:42.129
  • There is an areathat is blocked in.
  • 00:17:42.163 --> 00:17:44.298
  • Well, actually the earlyChristians cut the face of the
  • 00:17:44.332 --> 00:17:49.437
  • rock so that they could assembleoutside regularly and look
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  • inside and be reminded, as theservice was held, that it was
  • 00:17:53.574 --> 00:17:58.446
  • empty and to me thatis absolutely awesome.
  • 00:17:58.479 --> 00:18:03.517
  • These are marks that indicatethat we're at the right place,
  • 00:18:03.551 --> 00:18:07.922
  • but God is spirit, and they thatworship him must worship him in
  • 00:18:07.955 --> 00:18:12.059
  • spirit and in truth.
  • 00:18:12.093 --> 00:18:13.961
  • So, we're notanchored to a place.
  • 00:18:13.995 --> 00:18:15.463
  • We're anchored to theliving God and the risen Christ.
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  • Jim: There is a fact ofhistory, and that is Jesus
  • 00:18:19.700 --> 00:18:22.937
  • arose, and the Resurrection,I think, is that cornerstone
  • 00:18:22.970 --> 00:18:26.274
  • of not only history, but also ofproof of the gospel message and
  • 00:18:26.307 --> 00:18:30.544
  • proof that God loved the worldand proof that Jesus is the
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  • son of God.
  • 00:18:34.348 --> 00:18:35.549
  • It's all the tomb.
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  • It's all the empty tomb.
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  • The resurrection ofChrist is so important.
  • 00:18:38.853 --> 00:18:40.955
  • Dr. Baugh: So important.
  • 00:18:40.988 --> 00:18:42.323
  • Not only is it the cornerstoneof our Christian embracement,
  • 00:18:42.356 --> 00:18:48.029
  • it is the launching place.
  • 00:18:48.062 --> 00:18:51.999
  • It is theconstitution of eternity.
  • 00:18:52.033 --> 00:18:55.002
  • Peter said in that great sermonat Pentecost, he said Jesus
  • 00:18:55.036 --> 00:19:00.308
  • arose having loosed the bonds ofdeath, and here he arose and the
  • 00:19:00.341 --> 00:19:08.149
  • bonds are now loose so that inthe future our physical bodies
  • 00:19:08.182 --> 00:19:10.318
  • can arise and be reunited withour souls and spirit,
  • 00:19:10.351 --> 00:19:15.956
  • for those who have departed.
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  • This is the place of the anchorand the launching ground
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  • for eternity.
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  • The Resurrection isthe constitution
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  • of the Christian faith.
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  • ♪♪♪
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  • Jim: We have to wrap upthe program, but before we leave
  • 00:19:35.876 --> 00:19:38.846
  • this beautiful land, thisbeautiful place called Israel,
  • 00:19:38.879 --> 00:19:42.783
  • we find ourselves at the GardenTomb and just behind me the tomb
  • 00:19:42.817 --> 00:19:48.089
  • of Jesus Christ.
  • 00:19:48.122 --> 00:19:49.757
  • People are going in, and they'relooking, and they're finding an
  • 00:19:49.790 --> 00:19:53.561
  • empty tomb and above the door isa sign that says "he is risen."
  • 00:19:53.594 --> 00:19:58.265
  • "We come to the garden alonewhile the dew is still on
  • 00:19:58.299 --> 00:20:03.371
  • the roses.
  • 00:20:03.404 --> 00:20:04.739
  • And the voice I hear fallingon my ear, the Son of God
  • 00:20:04.772 --> 00:20:08.943
  • discloses."
  • 00:20:08.976 --> 00:20:10.578
  • The garden, they came.
  • 00:20:10.611 --> 00:20:13.013
  • They didn't find Jesus, butthere he was, and he appeared,
  • 00:20:13.047 --> 00:20:17.284
  • and he had mademany appearances.
  • 00:20:17.318 --> 00:20:19.253
  • Why is all this important?
  • 00:20:19.286 --> 00:20:21.188
  • Because if Jesus arose, he iswho he said he was:
  • 00:20:21.222 --> 00:20:24.158
  • the very Son of God.
  • 00:20:24.191 --> 00:20:25.459
  • Why is that important?
  • 00:20:25.493 --> 00:20:26.727
  • Because that means that hisdeath, his blood pouring out,
  • 00:20:26.761 --> 00:20:30.030
  • was the perfect penalty topay for my sins and to pay
  • 00:20:30.064 --> 00:20:34.068
  • for yours.
  • 00:20:34.101 --> 00:20:35.336
  • So many people think, "I need tobe religious to get to heaven,"
  • 00:20:35.369 --> 00:20:39.039
  • and they follow some sort ofteaching or they do some sort of
  • 00:20:39.073 --> 00:20:42.109
  • prayers, a series of things, butthe Bible says it's not by works
  • 00:20:42.143 --> 00:20:45.746
  • that we're saved.
  • 00:20:45.780 --> 00:20:46.981
  • It's by gracethrough faith in what?
  • 00:20:47.014 --> 00:20:49.183
  • In Jesus.
  • 00:20:49.216 --> 00:20:50.451
  • So, have you ever come to aplace in your life when you
  • 00:20:50.484 --> 00:20:52.787
  • said, "I am a sinner.
  • 00:20:52.820 --> 00:20:54.021
  • I can't save myself, but rightnow I put my full dependence and
  • 00:20:54.054 --> 00:20:57.625
  • trust in Jesus who died for meon a cross and rose again on
  • 00:20:57.658 --> 00:21:02.897
  • the third day"?
  • 00:21:02.930 --> 00:21:04.131
  • He's alive, he wants to saveyou, but you must receive him
  • 00:21:04.165 --> 00:21:09.170
  • by faith.
  • 00:21:09.203 --> 00:21:10.438
  • God bless you, and I hope todayis the day of your salvation.
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