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The judge is now in act of turning Jesus over to his enemies to be crucified, notwithstanding his innocence.
But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar. (John 19:15 Christ's Trial and They Demand Christ's Condemnation).
Pilate could try men like Barabbas and keep order; but fate which brought this mysterious prisoner to his attention and judgment, offered nor suggested no solution to problem which he should solve. Pilate brought under weakness and delivered Jesus Christ over to be crucifixed.
Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified. And they went forth into a place called place of a skull, which is called in Hebrew Golgotha: (John 19:16 Christ's Trial and Christ Condemned).
When you review Matthew 27:32 and Mark 15:21 it has on record Christ's Crucifixion and Christ Bearing HIS Cross.
When you review Luke 23:36 it has on record Christ's Crucifixion, The Conduct of People and How They Give HIM Vinegar, Wine Mingled with Myrrh.
Jesus friends despaired at this time, lingering, however, in silence around cross, not knowing what do or what next to expect, in this group his mother, Mary, and other friends were numbered.
Now there stood by cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother's sister, Mary wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. (John 19:25 Christ's Reception By Men and The Ministry of Women).
John was Jesus close friend and beloved disciple and a few of women remained with disciple. Jesus showed deepest concern for his mother and suggest John look after her like she was his own.
When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his mother, Woman, behold thy son! Then saith he to disciple, Behold thy mother! And from that hour that disciple took her unto his own home. (John 19:26,27 Christ's Crucifixion, Christ's Words to Women who wept for HIM).
Prophecy coming to pass. The suffering Messiah has fulfilled this mission. Jesus sense of thirst was a sign that his spirit was at rest. The flesh suffered while spirit triumphed.
After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst. Now there was set a vessel full of vinegar: and they filled a spunge with vinegar, and put it upon hyssop, and put it to his mouth. (John 19:28,29 Christ's Crucifixion, They Give Him Vinegar and Wine Mingled with Myrrh).
Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished with words, "It is finished." Christ now bows his head and gives up ghost; purpose of God in history of man is accomplished. God has revealed himself as love.
When Jesus therefore had received vinegar, he said, It is finished: and he bowed his head, and gave up ghost. (John 19:30, Matthew 27:50, Mark 15:37, Luke 23:46 Christ's Death).
Scripture text/reference taken from: KJV
The SouthWestern Company,KJV, Nashville, Tennessee, 1934 Edition, Copyright, 1895 by J R Jones, 1902 by J R Jones, 1926 by National Publishing
Special Arrangement New Testament, KJV, Midwestern Publishing Co., Inc., Paducah, Kentucky, Copyright 1961, By Midwestern Publishing Co., Inc.
Crusade @ Bible Publishers, Inc., KJV, 1970, Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, USA, 37122
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