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Simon of Cyrene

The Black Ostrich

by Johnnie Howell

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Published by Lulu.com .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion: general,
  • General,
  • Religion / General,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Socialissues

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages364
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8429611M
    ISBN 101411627881
    ISBN 109781411627888


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This is a very good book that incorporates quite a bit of the New Testament during the time of Jesus and after his death. This is a fiction book though as little is mentioned at all about Simon of Cyrene in the bible and the author does take liberty in developing him into the character he believes that he was/5(6).

His name was Simon. He was from Cyrene, a city in modern day Libya, in northern Africa, and he had two sons as we read in Mark“And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear his cross.” Only Mark mentions the names of Simon’s sons.

Simon of Cyrene is mentioned in Matthew, Mark and Luke. Matthew only records his name and place of origin (), but Mark and Luke say that he was “on his way in from the country” (Luke ).

Mark, uncharacteristically, provides the most information about Simon, adding that he was “the father of Alexander and Rufus” (Mark Simon of Cyrene is mentioned in Matthew, Mark, and Luke as the man who carried the cross of Jesus to the location of His death.

Since Cyrene was located in modern day Libya, many have suggested that Simon was a dark-skinned African man who had come to Jerusalem to worship during the Passover. Verse - And they compel one passing by Simon of Cyrene, coming from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to go with them, that he might bear his cross.

It seems from St. Matthew (Matthew ) that our Savior bore his own cross from the palace to the gate of the tablet, with the inscription afterwards attached to the cross, would be carried before him; and a. Simon of Cyrene. Just one sentence in the book of Luke () mentions Simon of Cyrene.

It says: "As they (the Roman soldiers) led him (Jesus) away, they seized Simon from Cyrene, who was on his way in from the country and put the cross on him and made him carry it behind Jesus.".

Reading: Mark If you come to J you’ll find that John’s gospel record concerning the journey of Christ to Golgotha, doesn’t mention Simon of Cyrene, and I think there is a reason for that, because in J John in fact puts it this way when he says this in v   Carrying the cross behind Jesus is a beautiful and painful picture of our calling as disciples, according to Luke 9.

Whether Luke intended us to see that or not, it’s true. The call to suffer for Jesus is often sudden and costly and seemingly random. Simon’s help proved to be both a relief temporarily, but also added suffering because it.

Simon Of Cyrene: A Catholic Christian Saga (The First Century Christian Saga Book 1) - Kindle edition by Cavilla, Joseph. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Simon Of Cyrene: A Catholic Christian Saga (The First Century Christian Saga Book 1)/5(4). The book begins with Simon of Cyrene going to the market in Jerusalem to try and sell a basket of eggs.

Upon his entry in Jerusalem, Simon sees a crowd of people and a man dragging a cross. Simon doesn't recognize the man, but another man, John the Apostle, explains to Simon who Jesus is and how He is innocent.

Her newest title, Simon of Cyrene, the Legend of the Easter Egg debuted March ofpublished by Pauline Books and Media, of Boston, Mass. Terri Author and Photographer, Terri DeGezelle Michels is an active hiker, aspiring chef, and Nana to 10 grandchildren, who has published more than 60 children’s non-fiction titles, as well as /5.

Simon of Cyrene met Jesus in the most unusual way. Mark and Luke tell us he was coming back from the country. Whether out of curiosity or just being stuck in foot traffic, Simon ends up being a bystander to Jesus making his way to Golgotha. Weakened.

Let's talk about being a Simon of Cyrene for today in someone's life. If you remember, he is the man forced into helping Jesus carry His cross. We can do the same for our brothers and sisters--only it may look like a meal, a prayer, or a listening ear. It's easier than you think.

Simon of Cyrene carried Jesus’ cross. But what happened to Simon after the crucifixion. Simon of Cyrene: The Cross-Bearer’s Legacy is a novel that tells about the life and experiences of Simon; Miriam, his wife; Alexander and Rufus, his sons; Lucius, his brother-in-law; the other members of his family; and his friends in Cyrene.

A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross. They brought him to the place called Golgotha (which means “the plac e of the skull”).

And they compelled a passerby, Simon of Cyrene, who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to carry his cross. (Mark ) Many of us growing up in church know who Simon of Cyrene is.

Simon was forced to carry Jesus' Cross for him on the road to Golgotha. His inclusion. Simeon Niger is a person in the Book of Acts in the New is mentioned in Acts as being one of the "prophets and teachers" in the church of Antioch.

In the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen (who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch) and Saul. — ActsNIVApostles: Andrew, Bartholomew, Nathanael.

The Gospel of Simon is different. Set in the Middle East, Smelcer’s new novel reconstructs the day that Jesus of Nazareth died and the role played by Simon of : Bill Chaisson. One, Simon Niger, watched, to mark Each monied casualty; then he Moved in, and gathered up, at three Times cheaper than their worth, the trees And farms from frightened families.

And so it went for years, until The man named Jesus claimed to fill The promises, but had no sword, Or fighting forces — like a Lord Without a minion. Simon laughed. Simon of Cyrene (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Simon of Cyrene. Author. Mitchell, Mable. Publisher. Xulon Press.

Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping $ free shipping worldwide. By purchasing books through this website, you support our non-profit organization. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Mark tells us a little more about Simon. That says, “And they compel one Simon a Cyrenian, who passed by, coming out of the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to bear his cross.” Simon’s sons became well known by those in the early church.

Alexander is mentioned in Acts and Rufus is mentioned in Romans Simon carried the weight of Jesus’ cross in such a way that it changed him and those around him.

In his description of Simon of Cyrene, Mark adds the little detail that he was “the father of Alexander and Rufus”—a curious detail unless Alexander and Rufus were well-known in the community to whom Mark was writing.

Then he ordered a passerby, one Simon from Cyrene, to take the crossbeam from Jesus' shoulders and compelled him to carry it the rest of the way to Golgotha. This man Simon had come all the way from Cyrene, in northern Africa, to attend the Passover.

Matthew | View whole chapter | See verse in context And as they came out, they found a man of Cyrene, Simon by name: him they compelled to bear his cross. Acts | View whole chapter | See verse in context Phrygia, and Pamphylia, in Egypt, and in the parts of Libya about Cyrene, and strangers of Rome, Jews and proselytes, Acts | View whole chapter | See.

Simon the Cyrene’s Story (This week – April 8) Simon Peter’s Story. All four of these Easter stories will be included in the book The One Who Stood Before Us. Watch for its release FEBRUARY _____ My name is Simon. My wife, our sons and I live in the small Roman province of Cyrene situated on the northern coast of Africa.

Simon of Cyrene: The Cross-Bearer’s Legacy is an accessible vehicle for learning about the social and religious context during which the Christian church got its start.

We learn how a chance encounter of a religious pilgrim in Jerusalem that first Holy Week started a movement that spread to communities like Cyrene.

Bible Book List. Font Size. Bible (3) Topical () 3 Bible results for “simon of Cyrene ” from. New International Version. Results A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross.

Simon of Cyrene inhabits a mere sentence in each Gospel, but for Catholics in Holy Week his importance as a witness to Christ is immense. “And they compelled a passer-by, Simon of Cyrene who was coming in from the country, the father of Alexander and Rufus, to. “The number in the Book of Revelation symbolizes the three horrible passions that will reign over the world in the last days.

These passions are: uncontrollable fleshly desires for fornication. Simon looked at his family and smiled now we must follow him and do the same. Look at how surprised his son is, I wonder if that's Alexander or Rufus. So that was the amazing legend of Simon of Cyrene and the Easter eggs.

If you have the book, you can read more about Simon of Cyrene and there's also a prayer. so we're gonna pray this prayer. Simon of Cyrene carried Jesus’ cross. But what happened to Simon after the crucifixion.

Simon of Cyrene: The Cross-Bearer’s Legacy is a novel that tells about the life and experiences of Simon; Miriam, his wife; Alexander and Rufus, his sons; Lucius, his brother-in-law; the other members of his family; and his friends in : $   I believe Simon the Cyrene was Black and I believe Simon carried the cross of Jesus because he was Jesus of Nazareth and Simon the Pharisee the Father and Judge of the Oral Traditions and the Law (Buttrick, George Arthur.

“Pharisees.” The Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Vol. New York: Abingdon;pp ). I notice there was a St. Simon of Cyrene parish in the St. Louis Archdiocese yet I cannot seem to find any other information. [/quote] Many of the early Saints of the first three centuries and probably later ones, where not canonized by a formal Church procedure or by the way we now canonize saints, in the last years.

"Simon's Crossing: A Novel" (published by iUniverse), written by Charles William Asher and Dennis Patrick Slattery, attempts to paint a picture of Simon of Cyrene's intriguing life and the. Pastor Jack Abeelen teaching from the book of Mark in his study titled "Simon of Cyrene" Join us Sunday AM at 8,and PST here at Morningstar Christian Chapel in Whittier Ca.

Or follow. Tags: devotional crucifixion character study simon of cyrene About F. Wayne Mac Leod F. Wayne Mac Leod was born in Sydney Mines, Nova Scotia, Canada and received his education at Ontario Bible College, University of Waterloo and Ontario Theological Seminary. Simon of Cyrene carried Jesus’ cross.

But what happened to Simon after the crucifixion. Simon of Cyrene: The Cross-Bearer’s Legacy is a novel that tells about the life and experiences of Simon; Miriam, his wife; Alexander and Rufus, his sons; Lucius, his brother-in-law; the other members of his family; and his friends in : Westwood Books Publishing LLC.

Simon of Cyrene bearing the cross of Yahshua makes me proud as an African American woman, but it also challenges me to examine whose cross I am helping bear. I was born and raised in East New York, Brooklyn one of the seven communities that sends the highest number of people to New York state prisons; and each day we welcome men and women back Author: Onleilove Alston.

Mark says, “A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him to carry the cross.” In order to understand why Simon of Cyrene was identified as being the father of Rufus, we need to remember that Mark most likely wrote his account of Jesus’ life.

Simon of Cyrene carried Jesus' cross. But what happened to Simon after the crucifixion. Simon of Cyrene: The Cross-Bearer's Legacy is a novel that tells about the life and experiences of Simon; Miriam, his wife; Alexander and Rufus, his sons; Lucius, his brother-in-law; the other members of his family; and his friends in :.

CYRENE SIMON ALEXANDER» Son of Simon who bore the cross of Jesus CYRENE» Simon and Lucius belonged to (Mark ; Acts ;) PETER» Also called SIMON BAR-JONA and CEPHAS (Matthew ; Mark ; John ) PETER» Rebukes Simon, the sorcerer, who desires to purchase this power (Acts ) PETER» Visits Joppa; stays with.

Legend tells us that Simon of Cyrene, the man who helped Jesus carry his cross up to Calvary, was an egg merchant. Passing by on his way to market, Simon is stopped by Roman soldiers and ordered. Mark – Were You There? #3 – Cross Carrier (Simon of Cyrene) The name Simon is fairly common in the New Testament.

The name means, “God has heard”, and it’s a fairly noble idea. There was Simon the Zealot, one of Jesus’ disciples. One of the brothers of Jesus, son of both Mary and Joseph, was named Simon.