the Jews responsible for crucifying Jesus?
did God the Father or Jesus himself, allow such a severe mocking and scourging
upon him? Isaiah 53:5
Crucifixion was a death used only
among the Romans; it was very terrible and miserable. A cross was laid
on the ground, to which the hands and feet were nailed, it was then lifted
up and fixed upright, so that the weight of the body hung on the nails,
till the sufferer died in agony.
preceded crucifixion. It was an awful punishment, inflicted by brutal soldiers,
and continued until the victim was fainting under the torture.