Jesus, the Crucifixion walk

Luke 23:26-33. Jesus takes His death tool with Him. Jesus on the way to die on the cross this was still the 14th of Nisan.

Even here, as He was about to be separated from God and then to die, Jesus was thinking about others.

We get the word “crucifixion” from the Latin word “crucifigere.” The Romans used this form of capital punishment on a regular basis.

Persians invented the crucifixion system as a form of death, but it was the Romans that perfected it as a form of torture and capital punishment that was designed to produce a slow death with maximum pain and suffering.

Also read: Psalm 22 – were crucifixion is written about 700 years before the Persian invention.

Background Reading:

Jesus is Crucified

23:26 As they led Jesus away, they grabbed Simon, a man from Cyrene, as he was coming in from the country, and they put the cross on him and made him carry it behind Jesus. 27 A large crowd of people followed him, including some women who kept mourning and wailing for him.

28 But Jesus turned to them and said, “Women of Jerusalem, stop crying for me. Instead, cry for yourselves and for your children, 29 because the time is surely coming when people will say, ‘How blessed are the women who couldn’t bear children and the wombs that never bore and the breasts that never nursed!’ 30 Then people will begin to say to the mountains, ‘Fall on us!’, and to the hills, ‘Cover us up!’ 31 And if they do this when the wood is green, what will happen when it is dry?”

32 Two others, who were criminals, were also led away to be executed with Jesus. 33 When they reached the place called The Skull, they crucified him there with the criminals, one on his right and one on his left.
Luke 23:26-33
Also read: Matthew 27:15-26, Mark 15:6-15, John 18:38-19:6

More Information:

The “daughters of Jerusalem” were a group of women who gave support to the person who was to die on the cross and their family. It was this group whom Jesus spoke to, starting with “Daughters of Jerusalem” and finishing with “the green and the dry tree” in Luke 23:28-31.

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