John 19: 38 – 42 The burial of Jesus

John 19: 38 – 42 The burial of Jesus Later, Joseph of Arimathea asked Pilate for the body of Jesus. Now Joseph was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly because he feared the Jewish leaders. With Pilate’s permission he came and took the body away. He was accompanied by Nicodemus, the man who earlier hadContinue reading “John 19: 38 – 42 The burial of Jesus”

John 19: 1 – 16 Jesus sentenced to be crucified

John 19: 1 – 16 Jesus sentenced to be crucified Then Pilate took Jesus and had him flogged. The soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put it on his head. They clothed him in a purple robe and went up to him again and again, saying, ‘Hail, king of the Jews!’ and theyContinue reading “John 19: 1 – 16 Jesus sentenced to be crucified”

John 18: 28 – 40 Jesus before Pilate

John 18: 28 – 40 Jesus before Pilate Then the Jewish leaders took Jesus from Caiaphas to the palace of the Roman governor. By now it was early morning, and to avoid ceremonial uncleanness they did not enter the palace, because they wanted to be able to eat the Passover. So Pilate came out toContinue reading “John 18: 28 – 40 Jesus before Pilate”