What does the Bible teach us concerning Christ´s suffering and death?

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The Bible teaches that Jesus
  • suffered poverty, temptations, persecution and loneliness during the entire time of His earthly life.
  • at the end of His earthly life particularly, suffered untold agony of body and soul.
  • died on the accursed tree of the cross.

Matt. 8:20: The foxes have holes, and the birds of the air have nests; but the Son of Man hath not where to lay His head.

Heb. 4:15: He was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.

Matt. 26:40: What! could ye not watch with Me one hour?

Luke 22:44: And being in agony He prayed more earnestly, and His sweat was as it were great drops of blood falling down to the ground.

Matt. 27:46: And about the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli lama sabachthani! why has Thou forsaken Me?”

Joh. 19:30: He bowed His head and gave up the ghost.

Gal. 3:13: It is written, Cursed is everyone that hangeth on a tree.

Rejected by God, Jesus suffered the eternal torments of hell in our behalf.

Assignment: Read about Jesus’ life of tribulation: Matt. 2 and the Passion history: for example, Matt. chapters 26 and 27.