Jesus Is Crucified

Apr 6, 2023 8:05 PM

Jesus is crucified 

John 19:16-42

Christ on the Cross by Rembrandt van Reign, 1631

Like Rembrandt for this painting, the author of this Gospel focuses only on Jesus. Presenting himself as an eyewitness to the event, he passes over many details of the crucifixion, but there is one feature to which he draws particular attention above all.

*Tomorrow we’ll honor silent Saturday and return with two posts on Easter Sunday.