Author: prm

    But I am a worm and no man, a reproach of men, and despised of the people. All they that see Me laugh Me to scorn; they shoot out the lip, they shake the head saying, He trusted …

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The Lord hath been mindful of us. – Psalm 115:12. There stood by the cross of Jesus His mother. It is evident what sword now pierced her soul, as was foretold by Simeon (Luke 2:34‒35). And there stood Mary, the …

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If these should hold their peace, the stones would immediately cry out. – Luke 19:40. Pilate wrote a title, a superscription briefly telling what Jesus was accused of, and placed it on the cross above His head. It read thus: …

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Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. – Luke 23:34. Two malefactors were also led away with Jesus to be executed. And they brought Jesus to a place called “Calvary,” in Hebrew, “Golgotha,” which, being interpreted, is, …

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And they shall mourn for Him as one mourneth for his only son. – Zechariah 12:10. Now the soldiers took off the scarlet mock-robe from Jesus, and put His own raiment on Him, and led Him away to crucify Him. …

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His blood be on us and on our children! – Matthew 27:25. Pilate, indeed, sought to release Jesus. But the Jews finally cried out: “If thou let this Man go, thou art not Caesar’s friend: whosoever maketh himself a king …

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Crucify Him, crucify Him! – John 19:6. Pilate was sadly mistaken to think that scourging Jesus would satisfy the people. When the chief priests and officers saw Jesus, they cried out: “Crucify Him, crucify Him!” Pilate said to them: “Take …

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Behold the Man! – John 19:5. When the people had cried – “Away with this Man, and release unto us Barabbas!” – Pilate, willing to release Jesus, asked them: “What shall I do, then, with Jesus who is called Christ?” …

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Away with this Man, and release unto us Barabbas! – Luke 23:18. Pilate now called together the chief priests and the rulers and the people, and said unto them: “Ye have brought this Man unto me as one that perverteth …

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The same day Pilate and Herod were made friends together, for before they were at enmity between themselves. – Luke 23:12. When Pilate declared Jesus innocent, the enemies of Christ still persisted in bringing serious charges of sedition against Him. When …

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