This article discusses three points to help enhance our understanding of the crucifixion of Jesus: the world rejected him, the world misunderstood him, and the world did not defeat him.
This article establishes the truth of the crucifixion of Christ. It considers the various attestations, from both Scripture and non-Christian sources.
Looking at the meaning of crucifixion from the Old Testament perspective and the Roman world, this article shows how Jesus' crucifixion serves to show that He died as our substitute, bearing the curse of God, embracing Gentiles in addition to Jews in His death. For these reasons Christ was not stoned, but crucified.
Preaching Christ crucified, as Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 1:23 and 1 Corinthians 2:2, is a statement full of paradox. This article discusses the meaning of Christ from the Old Testament and the meaning of crucifixion, showing the paradox in this statement. This paradox, however, is wonderful news for the saved.
Looking at the relationship between Deuteronomy 21:23 and Galatians 3:13, this article shows how Christ fulfilled the text of Deuteronomy through the crucifixion. The author shows how Christ's fulfillment of the law and His obedience to the point of being hung on a tree contrasts with Adam's disobedience of eating from the tree.