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Was Simon of Cyrene an accidental choice?

We read in Mark 15:21, of an incident in the Passion of Jesus: A certain man from Cyrene, Simon, the father of Alexander and Rufus, was passing by on his way in from the country, and they forced him ...
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What is the deeper significance of the seamless coat of Jesus?

We read in Jn 19:23-24 (KJV): Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took his garments, and made four parts, to every soldier a part; and also his coat: now the coat was without seam, ...
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What are the possible interpretations of John 19: 22 "Quod scripsi, scripsi"?

John 19:19-22 KJV 19 And Pilate wrote a title, and put it on the cross. And the writing was Jesus Of Nazareth The King Of The Jews. 20 This title then read many of the Jews: for the place where Jesus ...
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Why was the Praetorium an unclean place?

We read in Jn 18, of the beginning of the trial of Christ: Then they brought Jesus from Caiaphas into the Praetorium, and it was early; and they themselves did not enter the Praetorium, so that they ...
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Was Jesus' cry in Mark 15:34-36 misunderstood for vinegar?

We read in Mark 25:34-36 how Jesus calls out "Eli, Eli..." before his death on the cross. The words are misinterpreted by some who say that he is calling Elijah. One person, however, runs ...
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