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Why crucify?

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April 2007
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Why crucify?

They stoned Stephen. They twice tried to stone Jesus. They laid the charge of blasphemy repeatedly - and stoning was the prescribed punishment. They also had opportunity. Why would Jesus' enemies seek crucifixion? The at­tempted stonings were not premeditated but the demand to have Christ crucified was a careful decision by the leadership. They…

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Why crucify?

Article

April 2007
Articles > Biblical/theological

Why crucify?

They stoned Stephen. They twice tried to stone Jesus. They laid the charge of blasphemy repeatedly - and stoning was the prescribed punishment. They also had opportunity. Why would Jesus' enemies seek crucifixion? The at­tempted stonings were not premeditated but the demand to have Christ crucified was a careful decision by the leadership. They…

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