The Crucifixion of Jesus Christ

743 Words Jan 30th, 2018 3 Pages
I cannot even imagine the pain that Christ endured. I am grateful that Christ died for my sins. I have always have wondered what his body actually went through like sweating blood, the pain of the thorns, the effects of the scourging, the burning sensation of the dirt and sand when he had to carry the cross, the piercing of his skin.
Luke 22:44 says, “And being in agony He was praying very fervently; and His sweat became like drops of blood, falling down upon the ground.” The scientific term for this is called Hematohidrosis. This condition is very rare. Christ was praying in the garden of Gethsemane when this condition set in. He was in agony because he knew what was going to happen to him in just a few short minutes. The religious view on Hematohidrosis is that Christ while he was praying was he was in such a state of anguish that his blood filled his sweat glands, producing droplets of blood instead of sweat. I cannot imagine being in that state of anguish that I actually could sweat blood. (Bhagyashri)
Back in the time of the Romans scourging or flogging was the most popular type of torture. After Christ was arrested he was taken to Pilate, this is where he was condemned and where the people cried out “Crucify Him!” I cannot even imaging going through this horrible event. Christ was stripped out of his clothing then some say he was tied to a pillar of some…
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