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John 19:1

John 19:1

As soon as His illegal, religious trial before the Jewish Sanhedrin was concluded, Christ was handed over to the Roman governor for an illegal, civil trial.. throughout which Pilate compromised the rule of law and his personal and professional integrity. Jesus had erroneously been found guilty of blasphemy by the Jews, despite being the eternal Son of God, and proving His authenticity through the many prophetic signs, miracles read more...

John 19:5

John 19:5

The terrible verdict of Pilate, the Roman governor, who judged the civil case against Christ was: innocent but condemned.. blameless but convicted - without fault and yet sentenced to death. And yet before him stood the Son of God in human flesh, without Whom Pilate could not have drawn another breath.. and Who had the power to call on ten legions of angels to rescue Him from this ungodly trial.

The combined hatred of the read more...

John 19:26

John 19:26

Christ had already offered a powerful prayer of pardon for His murderers, and a precious promise of assurance to the repentant, dying thief and His third word from the cross, is a one of gracious comfort and loving assurance to His mother, as well as bestowing an opportunity of sweet service to John, the disciple whom Jesus loved. For we read that: when Jesus therefore saw His mother, and the disciple standing by, whom He loved, He said to His mother, Woman, read more...

John 19:28

John 19:28

No doubt after many exhausting hours on the cross and following the humiliating trials, the cruel beatings, the merciless floggings and the excruciating pain that seared through His body – no doubt the Lord’s throat was parched, as His tongue was stuck to the roof of His mouth. But the depth of meaning behind His words, I thirst, must never be overlooked.

Christ was the Lamb of God Who had paid the full price for the sin of mankind so that the read more...

John 19:30

John 19:30

It Is Finished was Christ’s cry of profound significance and ultimate joy, which must have resounded throughout the entire universe as the Lord Jesus pronounced His triumphant victory over sin, Satan and death. It was for this cause that Christ was born into this world when He emptied Himself of His former glory by assuming the form of a slave and taking upon Himself the likeness of man – for He came to seek and to save that which was lost and to call read more...