Table of Contents
- 1 What did Jesus tell the man on the cross?
- 2 Did Jesus or Simon carry the cross?
- 3 Who was it that helped Jesus carry the cross?
- 4 What 3 things did Jesus undergo for our sake?
- 5 What does it mean when Jesus said today you will be with me in paradise?
- 6 Why did Jesus sacrifice himself for our sake?
- 7 Where does the Bible say paradise is?
What did Jesus tell the man on the cross?
In Luke: “Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do” “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise (in response to one of the two thieves crucified next to him) “Father, into your hands I commit my spirit” (last words)
Did Jesus or Simon carry the cross?
Only John specifically says Jesus carried his cross, and all but John include Simon of Cyrene, who was recruited by the soldiers from the crowd to carry or help carry the cross.
Who was it that helped Jesus carry the cross?
Simon of Cyrene
Simon of Cyrene (Hebrew: שמעון, Standard Hebrew Šimʿon, Tiberian Hebrew Šimʿôn; Greek: Σίμων Κυρηναῖος, Simōn Kyrēnaios; died 100) was the man compelled by the Romans to carry the cross of Jesus of Nazareth as Jesus was taken to his crucifixion, according to all three Synoptic Gospels.
What 3 things did Jesus undergo for our sake?
3. What three things did Jesus willingly undergo “for our sake”? For our sake he was crucified under Pontius Pilate, he suffered death and was buried, and rose again on the third day in accordance with the Scriptures. 4.
What does it mean when Jesus said today you will be with me in paradise?
Jesus expected to be in paradise that very day and to have the man with him. #4 “…in paradise.” “Paradise” seems to be the state of the present heaven before the final judgment when there will come a New Heaven and a New Earth. It is a good place where we will dwell in the presence of Jesus until he returns to earth.
Why did Jesus sacrifice himself for our sake?
For he bore the sins of many, and made intercession for the transgressors” (Isaiah 53:12). This means that he literally gave up his life and emptied himself so that we could become full. He was numbered with the transgressors (sinners) so that he could take our sin away. He made intercession for us.
Where does the Bible say paradise is?
The word is used three times in the New Testament writings: Luke 23:43 – by Jesus on the cross, in response to the thief’s request that Jesus remember him when he came into his kingdom. 2 Cor. 12:4 – in Paul’s description of a man’s description of a third heaven paradise, which may in fact be a vision Paul himself saw.