To help us see the wickedness of the scene, I want to draw to your attention four different groups that appear in the scene. John Debney The Passion of the Christ - No. But now He is just a victim of a Roman crucifixion. It was the Roman soldiers who put Him there. It must torment Him also in the process.
So this process sets up a vicious cycle of increasing oxygen demand-which cannot be met-followed by an ever increasing heart rate. So He is with the wicked in His death. The prophet Isaiah says He was acquainted with grief. And right there on the cross Jesus rescues one of those knowing wicked and embraces him to His heart and meets him that very day in paradise. Life is all concerned with material things. If He has such sovereignty and such authority and such power, let us see it now. They were forever and always asking for a sign.
So as the crowd comes by again, the same crowd that heard those accusations, walking along the road, and they see Jesus hanging there, they wag their heads back and forth and go on blasphemously reviling and defaming Jesus by mocking Him with words. Everybody who is unbelieving in any period of time is as guilty as the crowd there. And now we find the careless crowd who represent to us the people who for a while hear about Christ, understand about Christ, and even make some kind of overture to Christ, even invite Christ to be a part of their life to some extent, but eventually turn apostate or turn away from Him. And you know, of course, that Hebrews 6 says that anyone who rejects Christ is guilty of crucifying the Son of God and putting Him to open shame. One thing is made abundantly clear throughout the pages of Holy Scripture and that is that man is wicked, that he is sinful, and given over to his own devices unrestrained will perpetrate crimes beyond imagination.
They have no concern for morality. They knew something about it as is evidenced by the future record of what they say. Crucify Him and release unto us Barabbas. And they lead Him away to crucify Him. And we indeed justly, for we receive the due reward of our deeds, but this man has done nothing amiss. They still would have not been as familiar as these men were with Jesus who moved about their country. John Debney The Passion of the Christ - I Am Iron Man 2.
We see, also, His suffering because of the wrath of God against the sin that He will bear. But now it had grown to full maturity. And they knew full well who He claimed to be and they knew there was a demonstration of the veracity of those claims. It works an enormity before which the mightiest of its past exploits dwindle into insignificance and pale into dimness. The Apostle Peter stated of Jesus: Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed. Hanging by His arms, the pectoral muscles are paralyzed and the inner costal muscles are unable to act.
Consequently, He bore it all! In Revelation chapter 19 in verse 13 it shows Jesus Christ coming in second coming glory out of heaven, and He is indeed wearing a robe of royalty and it is a robe spotted with blood but it is not, at that time, His own blood but rather the blood of His enemies. Or sign up here to receive the. He suffered, says the writer in Hebrews, in that He was tempted. His wife has warned him against that and his own conscience has done the same. All those various orders of priests that operated within the temple ministries were mocking Him along with the scribes, who were the authorities on the law, and the elders, who were supposed to be the revered and renowned men of maturity and wisdom in the land. And they realized that they themselves could not even conceive of all the suffering that He endured.
The victim, in effect, cannot breath properly and slowly suffocates to death. It must heap on Him all imaginable evil. Now you remember when the crowd gathered that morning, the chief priests, the elders, and the scribes wanted Jesus crucified. However, due to the pinning of the victim and the limitations of oxygen delivery, the victim cannot deliver more oxygen and the rising heart rate only increases oxygen demand. And did it with the wagging of their heads in a taunting kind of mocking form. He is so despised by them they will not talk to Him, they only talk about Him.
But lēstai is a different word. Now we see the same group, the ones that were watching Him along with their leader, a centurion was over a hundred men. John Debney The Passion of the Christ - Black Widow Kicks Ass 10. The crucifixion of the Savior is the greatest expression of human evil in history, the epitome of demonstration of the depth and comprehensiveness of the sinfulness of human nature. It is likely that the eyelids were swollen shut as a result of such beatings.