In a village cemetery in Austria there is a one-word epitaph. The stone marks the burial place of a child. The stone gives his name, the date of birth, the date of death, and then this epitaph: Warum—Why? Out of the depths of our own Gethsemanes and Golgothas we cry, “Why?” In the case of Jesus’ death on the cross, while it seemed senseless, we know why.
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