When did Jesus first tell his disciples that he would go to the cross?

Answer Jesus first tells his disciples of his death and resurrection in Matthew 16:21. It says, "From that time forth began Jesus to shew unto his disciples, how that he must go unto Jerusalem, and suffer... Read More »

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How many hours was Jesus on the cross?

According to Bible scholar Steven Ray, "Jesus was on the cross from possibly late morning or almost noon until the ninth hour, or about 3 p.m." Therefore, three hours elapsed between his crucifixio... Read More »

How long did Jesus carry the cross?

The distance from the place of Jesus' beating (Praetorium) to Golgotha, the place of His crucifixion, is an estimated 650 yards (just less than half a mile). He carried it a portion of the journey ... Read More »

How far did Jesus carry the cross to Calvary?

It is 0.3 kilometers (half a mile) from Pontius Pilate's court to the traditionally accepted site of the crucifixion Golgotha, which means "the Place of the Skull." We really don't know how far Jes... Read More »

What happened to the cross Jesus was crucified on?

Since the first century A.D., the relics of Jesus Christ's passion and death have fascinated believers and non-believers alike. His burial shroud, cross and Last Supper vessels have inspired expedi... Read More »