16 Finally Pilate handed
him over to them to be crucified. So the soldiers took charge
17 Carrying his own cross, he went out to the place of the
Skull (which in Aramaic is called Golgotha).
18 There they crucified him, and with him two others—one
on each side and Jesus in the middle.
19 Pilate had a notice prepared and fastened to the cross.
It read: JESUS OF
NAZARETH, THE KING OF THE JEWS..
Luke 23:44-49 (NIV)
44 It was now about noon, and darkness came over the whole
land until three in the afternoon,
45 for the sun stopped shining. And the curtain of the temple
was torn in two.
46 Jesus called out with a loud voice, “Father, into
your hands I commit my spirit.” When he had said this,
he breathed his last.
47 The centurion, seeing what had happened, praised God and
said, “Surely this was a righteous man.”
48 When all the people who had gathered to witness this sight
saw what took place, they beat their breasts and went away.
49 But all those who knew him, including the women who had
followed him from Galilee, stood at a distance, watching these
1 After the Sabbath,
at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the
other Mary went to look at the tomb.
2 There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord
came down from heaven and, going to the tomb, rolled back
the stone and sat on it.
3 His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were
white as snow.
4 The guards were so afraid of him that they shook and became
like dead men.
5 The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for
I know that you are looking for Jesus, who was crucified.
6 He is not here; he has risen, just as he said. Come and
see the place where he lay.
19 On the evening of
that first day of the week, when the disciples were together,
with the doors locked for fear of the Jewish leaders, Jesus
came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you!”
20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and side.
The disciples were overjoyed when they saw the Lord.