This Week's Story

Not a Criminal

Discover fascinating people and ideas in American history and the Bible through short stories on This Week's Story mp3 audio and text for reading.

Arrested, charged, tried, and sentenced! Unfair! Jesus is not guilty!

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Thousands of people crammed the streets.  Simon tried to move through them.  No, not possible!  He mumbled, “I hate crowds, but I have to be here.  Jerusalem for the Passover!”

He heard women crying, horse hoofs, and soldiers shouting, “Move aside.”

As he turned to look, a soldier grabbed him and ordered, “You! Pick up that man’s cross.”

Simon saw a man stumbling towards him... [continue reading]