Crucifixion of Jesus by JohnDSmith
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Crucifixion of Jesus

The crucifixion of Jesus and his ensuing death is an event that occurred during the first century A.D. Jesus, who Christians believe is the Son of God as well as the Messiah, was arrested, tried, and sentenced by Pontius Pilate to be scourged, and finally executed on a cross. Collectively referred to as the Passion, Jesus’ redemptive suffering and death by crucifixion represent critical aspects of Christian theology, including the doctrines of salvation and atonement.

Christians have traditionally understood Jesus’ death on the cross to be a knowing and willing sacrifice (given that he did not mount a defense in his trials) which was undertaken as an “agent of God” to atone for humanity’s sin and make salvation possible. Christians participate in this sacrifice through the bread and wine of the Eucharist, also referred to as The Lord’s Supper or Communion, and many also commemorate the event on Good Friday.

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  • jammingene
    jammingeneabout 4 years ago

    Nice shot John

  • Thank you Gene,…appreciated!

    – JohnDSmith

  • Donna Keevers Driver
    Donna Keevers ...about 4 years ago

    No greater love… ‘sigh’

    Great image, my friend.
    xxxx

  • Hi Donna,…Love the fav. and comment,…*THANKYOU !*

    – JohnDSmith

  • Steven  Agius
    Steven Agiusabout 4 years ago

    Excellent comp and capture John.

  • Hi Steven,…Pleased you like this,..love the fav.,…THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • Jan Siemucha
    Jan Siemuchaabout 4 years ago

    What a super capture, John !!
    Beautiful composition.

  • Hi Jan,…So pleased you like this,…apreciate the fav. and comment,…THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful!!!!

  • Hi Lori,…Love the fav. and comment,..THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • Istvan froghunter
    Istvan froghunterabout 4 years ago

    Excellent work John!

  • Hi Istvan,…Love the fav.and comment,..*+THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 4 years ago

    beautiful shot

  • Hi Antanas,…Love the fav.and comment,…THANK YOU !

    – JohnDSmith

  • Joe Powell
    Joe Powellabout 4 years ago

    Excellent image John.

  • Thank you Joe,..

    – JohnDSmith

  • Kathilee
    Kathileeabout 4 years ago

    Amazing John!!

  • Thank you Kathilee,..

    – JohnDSmith

  • Joy Watson
    Joy Watsonabout 4 years ago

    Great work

  • Thank you Joy,..

    – JohnDSmith

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