“How long was Jesus on the cross?”……"So also the chief priests, with the scribes and elders, mocked him, saying, ÔÇÿHe saved others; he cannot save himself. He is the King of Israel; let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him. He trusts in God; let God deliver him now, […]

“INRI" the sign nailed to the cross above Jesus' head?”……Answer: John 19:19 records, "Pilate had a notice prepared and fastened to the cross. It read: JESUS OF NAZARETH, THE KING OF THE JEWS." John 19:20 continues, "Many of the Jews read this sign, for the place where Jesus was crucified was near the city, and […]

“What were the seven last words of Jesus Christ on the cross and what do they mean?”……The seven statements that Jesus Christ made on the cross were (not in any particular order):……(1) Matthew 27:46 tells us that about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, "Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?" which means, "My […]

An Examination of the Medical Evidence for the Physical Death of Christ by Bert Thompson, Ph.D.…Brad Harrub, Ph.D. …[The following article examines the crucifixion and death of Christ from a medical point of view. Because of the scientific nature of the material, readers may wish to know something concerning the educational backgrounds out of which […]

“On what day was Jesus crucified?”……Answer: The Bible does not explicitly state on which day of the week Jesus was crucified. The two most widely held views are Friday and Wednesday. Some, however, using a synthesis of both the Friday and Wednesday arguments, argue for Thursday as the day.……Jesus said in Matthew 12:40, "For as […]

“What happened in the Garden of Gethsemane?”……Answer: The garden at Gethsemane, literally "oil-press," is located on a slope of the Mount of Olives just across the KidronValley from Jerusalem. A garden of ancient olive trees stands there to this day. Jesus frequently went to Gethsemane with His disciples to pray (John 18:2). The most famous […]

A Physician Analyzes TheCrucifixion A medical explanation of what Jesus endured…on the day He died by Dr. C. Truman Davis. Dr. C. Truman Davis…is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine. He is a practicing…ophthalmologist, a pastor, and author of a book about medicine and the Bible. …Several years ago I became […]