Category Archives: Matthew 27

The Burial of Jesus

(Matthew 27:57-66) After Jesus had died, a rich man named Joseph of Arimathea, who was a disciple, went to Pilate to ask for the body of Jesus. He took the body and prepared it for burial by wrapping it in … Continue reading

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Jesus Earthly Family

(Matthew 27:55-56) As Jesus was dying there were many people around him. Two of them we see in all accounts were Mary Magdalene and Mary the mother of James and Joseph. But who were these two women? Mary Magdalene is … Continue reading

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Signs Attending the Death of Jesus

(Matthew 27:51-54)   When Jesus yielded up his spirit there were signs attending his death. The most significant of these was the curtain in the temple that separates the Holy of Holies from the Holy Place was torn in two … Continue reading

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The Death of Jesus

(Matthew 27:45-50) After Jesus had been nailed to the stake we see darkness descend over the earth for three hours. Some say that there was a solar eclipse at this time. However a solar eclipse lasts only minutes as the … Continue reading

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Jesus Nailed to the Stake

 (Matthew 27:32-44) To all the readers of this blog: I will be away for the next two weeks until the end of April 2011 and unsure of internet access. I will attempt to keep posting during that time but cannot … Continue reading

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Humiliation of Jesus

(Matthew 27:27-31) After Pilate released him into the hands of the chief priests, the soldiers took Jesus to the praetorium where he was humiliated. The humiliation of Jesus was in the form of mockery and abuse. They stripped him and … Continue reading

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Jesus Before Pilate

(Matthew 27:11-14) After his betrayal, the chief priests sent Jesus to the Roman Governor, Pontius Pilate. In this section we see Jesus before Pilate as his accusers testified against him. But throughout these proceedings Jesus stood silent, not answering a … Continue reading

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Thirty Pieces of Silver

(Matthew 27:1-10) Judas for the sum of thirty pieces of silver had betrayed Jesus. In betraying Jesus Judas had been taken over by Satan to do this deadly deed. Although those involved at the time were probably unaware, this all … Continue reading

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