A Biblical Study

John 18:29-40 and 19:1-18





CRUCIFY - (Gr. 4717) to impale on the cross


CRUCIFY - (Gr. 388) to re-crucify; crucify afresh


SCOURGING - used by the Jews with a rod of 40 strokes. Among the Romans, either rods or whips were used with jagged pieces of bone or metal tied on the whips, generally resulting in fainting sometimes death. The number of blows was left to the whim of the Roman officer.. (Zondervan Pictorial Dictionary)


Death of CRUCIFIXION - The two methods were tying and nailing. If the later, in 6-12 minutes, blood pressure is halved and pulse is doubled. After 2 or 3 days, death is normally by heart failure. Death was hastened by the breaking of the legs.



But They Cried Out, Away With Him, Away With Him, Crucify Him.

JOHN 18 & 19

1.        Why did the chief priests and scribes bring Jesus to Pilate? (18:31-32; Matt. 20:18-19)

2.        Why didnt Jesus deliver Himself? (18:36-37)

         What was His purpose for coming to this world? ...that I should bear witness unto the _______. Everyone that is of the __________ __________ _____ ___________.

3.        What was Pilates question back to Jesus? (18:38)

         How does that sound familiar in life as we know it?

4.        After the Jews insisted that Barabbas be released, what did Pilate have done to Jesus? (19:1) See F.Y.I.

5.        What was done to Jesus next? (19:2-3; Mark 15:16-20)



6.        What did the chief priests and officers repeatedly cry out? (19:6)

7.        What was said that made Pilate more afraid? (19:7-8)

8.        Respond to John 19:9-11.

         Who is meant by he that delivered me unto thee hath the greater sin? For additional insight see Precious Hymns

9.        Jesus didnt only suffer a physical death, He also suffered a spiritual death, equivalent to the agony of hell. How do we know? (Matt. 27:45-46; Is. 53:6-11))


         What does it mean to be forsaken by or separated from God? (Psalm 22:1-2)



HEBREWS 6:4-6 Crucifying Afresh

10.     Read the above passage. When caught in the web of repetitive or habitual sin, is a person guilty of crucifying Christ afresh?

11.     What should we fear if we sin willfully? (Hebrews 10:26-31)

12.     What is the difference between a child of God and an unbeliever who falls into sin?

         II Samuel 24:10

         Proverbs 24:16

         Psalm 37:23-24

         II Corinthians 4:6-10.

Continue discussion: Can a child of God crucify Christ afresh?

Precious Hymns

  #352 - Alas and did my Savior bleed and did my Sovereign die? Would He devote that sacred head for such a worm as I?

  #351 - Who was the guilty? Who brought this upon Thee? Alas, my treason, Jesus hath undone Thee! Twas I Lord Jesus, I it was denied Thee; I crucified thee. For me, dear Jesus, was Thine incarnation, Thy mortal sorrow, and Thy lifes oblation; Thy death of anguish and they bitter passion, for my salvation.


And if they fall away, to renew them again unto repentance; seeing they crucify to themselves the Son of God afresh, and put him to an open shame. -Hebrews 6:6