Investigating What Christians Believe About the Death of Jesus and Life After Death

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Investigating What Christians Believe About the Death of Jesus and Life After Death

Christians believe that Jesus was the Messiah; he came to save

everyone from sin. "For God so loved the world that he gave his only

Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal

life", meaning that Jesus was the ultimate sacrifice to free human

kind from their sins, after Jesus there was no need to sacrifice

anything. Jesus died a miserable and painful death, he was: whipped,

beaten, humiliated and crucified. He was sentenced for blasphemy in

the Jewish court and then he was taken to Pilate, the roman governor,

to be crucified. Pilate tried to free Jesus, because he thought that

he was innocent, by letting the people choose one prisoner to be

saved, so the high priests stirred up the crowd against Jesus and

Pilate had to crucify Jesus. "As Jesus was whipped the soldiers made a

crown of thorns and placed it on him and said "Behold the king of the

Jews". As the he carried his own cross he collapse, witched showed his

humility. "22 And they brought him to the place called Gol'gotha

(which means the place of a skull). 23 And they offered him wine

mingled with myrrh; but he did not take it." Myrrh was a pain killer

but Jesus didn't take because if he took it than he would be cheating

death. "And they crucified him, and divided his garments among them,

casting lots for them, to decide what each should take." This was one

many fulfilled prophecies that there predicted in the old testament

about the Saviour, "They will tear at my hands and feet and gamble

over my clothes". The people in the crowd mocked Jesus for being the

king of the Jews, "31. So also the chief priests mocked him to one

another with the scribes, saying, "He saved others; he cannot save

himself. 32 Let the Christ, the King of Israel, come down now from the

cross, that we may see and believe." In the last few hours of being on
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