“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 […]

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 […]

“What were the seven last words of Jesus Christ on the cross and what do they mean?”……Answer: 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, […]