Did a Roman soldier shed Jesus’ blood? Let’s find out in this article written by Gerald Sigal.
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have been told that Jesus shed his blood as atonement while in the Garden of Gethsemane on the night before his crucifixion. Wouldn’t this be considered as a blood sacrifice on his part? Answer: The reference is to an alleged bloodlike sweat reported by the author of the Gospel of Luke (Luke 22:44). A sweat [Read More]
Psalms 22:19 reads “They divide my clothes among them, and for my garment they cast lots” Who is being referred to here, is it Jesus? Did the Roman soldiers divide up Jesus’s clothing? Find out in this post.
In John 19:37, Zechariah 12:10 is quoted with a significant change. What does this verse mean in Zechariah? Does John 19:37 misquote Zechariah 12:10?
Is it true that Jesus was scourged to such an extent that the whip marks left his body resembling a bloody pulp? Let’s find out.
What difference does it make if Jesus did or did not undergo serious blood loss while being prepared for or undergoing execution? Answer: According to the New Testament, blood must be shed in order to obtain atonement. The author of the Book of Hebrews maintains that obtaining forgiveness of sin always necessitates that there must [Read More]
Jewish and Christian renderings of Psalms 22:17 have different translations for the word Ka’ari. Why is it so? Let’s find out.
Both Matthew (27:46) and Mark (15:34) use Psalms 22:2: “My God, my God, why have You forsaken me?” as the last words spoken by Jesus from the cross. Why should Jesus have thought himself as separated from God at the very moment when, according to Christian theology, he was fulfilling God’s plan?