Jesus’ Crucifixion and Burial

John 19

Outline

1-7 | Jesus is scourged and mocked
8-12 | Pilate becomes fearful of who Jesus is
13-15 | The People demanded Jesus be crucified
16 | Jesus handed over for crucifixion
17-22 | The crucifixion
23-25a | Soldiers divide Jesus clothing
25b-27 | Disciples at the cross
28-30 | Jesus’ death
31-37 | Jesus is pronounced dead
38-42 | Joseph of Arimathea buries Jesus in his tomb

Reflections

There are many prophecies about Jesus’ arrest, trial, crucifixion, burial that were fulfilled.  Below is a listing of them with references to the Old Testament prophecy and the New Testament fulfillment, with the references to John’s gospel in bold.1, 2, 3, 4

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Betrayed by a Friend Psalm 41:9; 55:12-14 Matthew 10:4; 26:49-50; John 13:21
Sold for 30 Pieces of Silver Zechariah 11:12 Matthew 26:15; 27:3
Money Thrown Into God’s House Zechariah 11:13 Matthew 27:5
Price Given for Potter’s Field Zechariah 11:13 Matthew 27:7
Forsaken by Disciples Zechariah 13:7 Mark 14:50
Accused by False Witnesses Psalm 35:11 Matthew 26:59-60
Silent before Accusers Isaiah 53:7 Matthew 27:12
Wounded and Bruised Psalm 22:16; Isaiah 53:5; Zechariah 13:6 Matthew 27:26
Smitten and Spit Upon Isaiah 50:6; Micah 5:1 Matthew 26:67; Luke 22:63
Mocked Psalm 22:7-8 Matthew 27:29, 41-43
Fell under the Cross Psalm 109:24-25 Matthew 27:31-32; Luke 23:25; John 19:17
Hands and Feet Pierced Psalm 22:16; Zechariah 12:10 Luke 23:33; John 20:25
Crucified with Thieves Isaiah 53:12 (Deuteronomy 21:23) Matthew 27:38; Mark 15:27-28
Made Intercession for His Persecutors Isaiah 53:12 Luke 23:34
Rejected by His Own People Isaiah 53:3; Psalm 69:8; 118:22 Matthew 21:42-43; John 1:11; 7:5, 48
Hated Without Cause Psalm 69:4; Isaiah 49:7 John 15:25
Friends Stood Afar Off Psalm 38:11 Matthew 27:55-56; Luke 23:49; Mark 15:40
People Shook Their Heads Psalm 22:4; 109:25 Matthew 27:39
Stared Upon Psalm 22:17 Luke 23:35
Garments Parted and Lots Cast Psalm 22:18 John 19:23-24
To Suffer Thirst Psalm 69:21 John 19:28
Gall and Vinegar Offered to Him Psalm 69:21 Matthew 27:34; John 19:28-29
His Forsaken Cry Psalm 22:1 Matthew 27:46
Committed Himself to God Psalm 31:5 Like 23:46
Bones Not Broken Psalm 34:20 John 19:33
Heartbroken Psalm 22:14 John 19:34
His Side Pierced Zechariah 12:10 John 19:34
Darkness over the Land Amos 8:9 Matthew 27:45
Buried in a Rich Man’s tomb Isaiah 53:9 Matthew 27:57-60; John 19:38-42

 


1 – McDowell, Josh. The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict. Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 1999. Print.

2 – 100 Prophecies Fulfilled By Jesus. Torrance: RW Research, Rose Publishing, 2002. Print.

3 – Jesus. Torrance: Bristol Works, Rose Publishing, 2009. Print. Rose Bible Basics.

4 – Why Trust The Bible. Torrance: Bristol Works, Rose Publishing, 2009. Print. Rose Bible Basics.

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