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๐Ÿ’ก๐Ÿ‘‘ Why Was The Crown Of Thorns Placed On Jesus’ Head?

โ€œAnd the soldiers platted a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and they put on him a purple robe,…. Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the purple robe. And Pilate saith unto them, Behold the man!โ€ (John 19:2,5).

Godโ€™s Word refers to the โ€œcrown of thornsโ€ on four occasions. Two instances are found in todayโ€™s Scripture. The other two are in Matthew and Mark; notice these parallel verses. Matthew 27:29: โ€œAnd when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon his head, and a reed in his right hand: and they bowed the knee before him, and mocked him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!โ€ Mark 15:17: โ€œAnd they clothed him with purple, and platted a crown of thorns, and put it about his head,….โ€ The soldiers braided thorny branches to form a crown, and then jammed it on and into Christโ€™s scalp. They intended it as degradation and torture. However, God the Holy Spirit documented it to provide us a glimpse of why Jesus Christ came to Earth at all

It always does us well to remember โ€œthe law of first mentionโ€ when studying Scriptureโ€”the first occurrence sets the Bibleโ€™s tone about a particular subject. Thorns first appear in Scripture immediately after Adamโ€™s fall into sin. Genesis 3:18 says: โ€œThorns also and thistles shall it bring forth to thee; and thou shalt eat the herb of the field;….โ€ Why did the Lord Jesus wear the crown of thorns? For all the crowds to see that He bore the curse of sin for you and me! source

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