Crucifixion

Jesus nailed to the cross - Mark 15:24 – 15:32 (commentary)

Calvary is at the crossroads of history and eternity. Actually the pathway of the cross began in eternity. The book of Revelation says that Jesus was “the lamb slain from the foundation of the world” (Rev. 13:8). Someone has said, “The cross was no ambulance …

The Mockery And Crucifixion of Christ - Matthew 27:27 – 27:44 (commentary)

Just before Jesus’ crucifixion the Roman soldiers decided to make sport of Him. Evidently this took place before a large “band of soldiers” (v.27) which would have been 600. There they removed His clothing and mocked Him by putting on Him “a scarlet robe” …

Jesus is Led Away to be Crucified - Luke 23:26 – 23:43 (commentary)

When Jesus left Pilate’s judgment hall, he was carrying the cross. This was part of a prisoner’s humiliation that he carry his own cross. However, because of physical exhaustion Jesus was unable to carry it very far. A man named Simon, from the town of Cyrene in N …