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might turn to him, He sentenced Jesus and scourged him. Soon after, the soldiers platted a crown
of thorns, put it on his head and dressed him with a purple robe. Jesus, tied to a wooded post and
head bleeding tremendously from the thorns, was scourge endlessly until Pilate went forth again
for the last time and presented Jesus to the crowd. He said, “Behold, I bring him forth to you that The Life of Jesus 5
ye may know that I find no fault in him” but the crowd insists that he ought to die because he
made a blasphemy by calling himself the Son of God.
The soldiers led Jesus away, tortured him and let him carry a huge and heavy wooden
cross on their way to a place high on the hill called Golgotha. Believers followed Jesus and he
said unto them “Weep not for me, but weep for yourselves and for your children” (John 23:28).
Jesus severely wounded and dying in pain, viciously nailed to the cross with two other convicted
thieves at the top of the hill. Jesus ca...
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