Author Archives: Jefferson Vann

About Jefferson Vann

Jeff is a former Christian missionary.

how he showed his love

  John 19:28-30 John 19:28 After this, when Jesus knew that everything was now finished so that the Scripture would be fulfilled, he said, “I’m thirsty.” John 19:29 A jar full of sour wine had been laid there; so they … Continue reading

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taking care of each other

John 19:25-27 John 19:25 Standing by the cross of Jesus were his mother, his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. John 19:26 When Jesus saw his mother and the disciple he loved standing there, he said … Continue reading

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he gave everything

John 19:23-24 John 19:23 When the soldiers crucified Jesus, they took his clothes and divided them into four parts, a part for each soldier. They also took the tunic, which was a seamless tunic, woven in one piece from the … Continue reading

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INRI

John 19:19-22 John 19:19 Pilate also had a sign written and put on the cross. It said: Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews. John 19:20 Many of the Jews read this sign, because the place where Jesus was … Continue reading

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final act in the farce

John 19:15-17 John 19:15 They shouted, “Take him away! Take him away! Crucify him!” Pilate said to them, “Should I crucify your king?” “We have no king if it isn’t Caesar!” the chief priests answered. John 19:16 Then he handed … Continue reading

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a preparation day

John 19:12-14 John 19:12 From that moment Pilate kept trying to release him. But the Jews shouted, “If you release this man, you are not Caesar’s friend. Anyone who makes himself a king speaks against Caesar!” John 19:13 When Pilate … Continue reading

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what the crowd wants

John 19:10-11 John 19:10 So Pilate said to him, “Do you refuse to speak to me? Don’t you know that I have the right to release you and the right to crucify you?” John 19:11 Jesus answered him, “You would … Continue reading

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where he is from

John 19:6-9 John 19:6 When the chief priests and the temple officers saw him, they shouted, “Crucify! Crucify!” Pilate responded, “Take him and crucify him yourselves, since I find no grounds for charging him.” John 19:7 “We have a law,” … Continue reading

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error of comedies

John 19:1-5 John 19:1 Then Pilate took Jesus and had him whipped. John 19:2 The soldiers also twisted together a crown of thorns, put it on his head, and clothed him in a purple robe. John 19:3 And they kept … Continue reading

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not from here

John 18:36-40 John 18:36 “My kingdom is not of this world,” said Jesus. “If my kingdom were of this world, my officers would fight, so that I wouldn’t be handed over to the Jews. But as it is, my kingdom … Continue reading

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