After being brutally whipped, the gospels say that Christ was victimised in the governor’s headquarters by a group of Roman soldiers. (Matthew 27:27-31; Mark 15:16-20; John 19:2-5) This humiliation took place in front of the whole battalion. St Matthew’s gospel puts it this way: “They stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, and after … Continue reading The Crowning with Thorns (Matthew 27:27-31)
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The Suffering Servant (Isaiah 52:13-53:12)
The Song of the Suffering Servant in the Book of Isaiah tells the story of a servant of God who suffers death for the sins of others. It was later interpreted by Jesus himself as referring to his death on the cross.