One: Jesus is Condemned to Death
Two:Jesus Takes Up His Cross
Three: Jesus Falls for the First Time
Four: Jesus Meets His Mother
Five: Simon Helps Jesus to Carry His Cross
Six: Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus
Seven: Jesus Falls the Second Time
Eight: Jesus Consoles the Women
Nine: Jesus Falls for the Third Time
Ten: Jesus Is Stripped of His Garments
Eleven: Jesus Is Nailed to the Cross
Twelve: Jesus Dies on the Cross
Thirteen: Jesus Is Taken Down from the Cross
Fourteen: Jesus is Laid in the Tomb
The 14 Stations of the Cross are a traditional Christian meditation devotion commemorating the passion and death of Jesus. The Stations originated from the practice of Holy Land pilgrims visiting the actual places of the events of the passion and death of Jesus. Evidence of Stations depicting the events leading up to the burial of Jesus in churches outside of the Holy Land dates back to the 5th Century.
It is hoped that as you reflect upon these Stations here online, or physically walk these 'stations' around our Elon campus here, you'll come to a greater spiritual awareness of your own Christian life, your life with Jesus today.
As you 'walk' these 14 Stations do so remembering that Jesus did not stay in the tomb, but rose on Easter! We are a Resurrection people: a people who see life through the eyes of faith in the Resurrection of Jesus, and our own future resurrection to new life.
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