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Was jesus christ afraid of being crucified when he was about to be executed?

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It describes that before Jesus was crucified, he was extremely stressed. He prayed relentlessly that God would not make Him go through such a painful and horrifying death, but He also said, "May Your will, and not Mine, be done." The Bible even states that Jesus was so stressed, he began to sweat blood. This is a very rare medical condition called Hematidrosis, which is caused by increasingly high levels of stress. You can even read about it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hematidrosis

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Thank you very much Claire. That was a crazy scary thing Jesus did for us. But that's because He loves us so much! Yeah! WHOO JESUS!
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Great answer, Kayla!
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amen to that
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but how long did it take for Jesus to die on the cross? i mean after those guards pretty much beet the hell out of him i would think it wouldn't take that long.
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so that at least he ddnt suffer for too long.
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Crucifixion was the slowest most painful way to die. It generally took a person between 13-18 hrs to die. You should research it from a medical perspective on the Internet, it'll break your heart all that he went through. And Christ did it out of pure obedience not out of love, he was human. It's Gods love that was demonstrated.
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Kayla great answer and keep up the good work :0)
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Thank you for the positive comments y'all. Jesus loves you ;D
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most certainly, he was human after all, and fear is a natural emotion when faced with certain death.

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how long did it take for Jesus to die on the cross? i mean after those guards pretty much beet the hell out of him i would think it wouldn't take that long.
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so that atleast he ddnt suffer for too long
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It took him approximately 3 hours to die on the cross.
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o dear god!!!!! how do u know that?
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and he suffered every second of that?
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the Bible details it fairly closely in the gospel of Mark, and it can be averaged from how long it takes for the bronchial nerve to pinch after staying in the position that crucifixion puts one into. Jesus died of asphyxiation from the pinching of that nerve, due to the position of the shoulders when crucified, I've done a lot of research on it.
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According to many priests and lessons I have heard, Jesus knew his fate and showed no fear when it came as he knew it was his purpose.

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Heck yeah, if some dude was about to pound spikes through your hands and feet you'd be just a wee bit nervous. He asked God for strength, if I recall.

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Oh, yes! ("Father let this cup pass...")

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No

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No, he knew he would rise again.

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I think he knew what was going to happen, but prayed for another way to achieve the same goal. I do not think afraid is the correct way to describe it considering he knew he would prevail in the upcoming task, but I bet he was still considerably upset by it.

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G r e a r Distinction
You Make Between
Plain Fear and
Anxiety.

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Jesus wasn't afraid of being killed because he knew that he had to sacrifice himself for the salvation of the other people. He probably was afraid on the inside but he wasn't on the outside because he knew that he would be not only protected by his father(God), but also because he knew that the people who didn't believe that God was his father were WRONG! (Then again, I am basing by information on a 2-hour Easter show last Wednesday)

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well i think your pretty smart in that category.
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Thank you! :)
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your welcome ;)
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Evidence! This is just wishful thinking of how some people think it must have been like
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but how long did it take for Jesus to die on the cross? i mean after those guards pretty much beet the hell out of him i would think it wouldn't take that long.
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that way he ddnt suffer for too long.
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He was stressed, but I don't think he was afraid that bad. He of all people would know that God has a plan and plus he would rise again after three days (Easter). So he was worried, but he knew it had to be done because it was his purpose

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I think any normal person would

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I venture to say no for Jesus was God in human form and God is the all knowing and set it up to be crucified to show people during that era the power the Almighty has

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He knew He came to die but the hardest thing to face was that God cannot look upon sin and when Jesus took on OUR sin ...God and Jesus were separated for the first time ever.
After Jesus arose they would never be separate again.

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"My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" Great answer!
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Jesus died with shame (Heb. 12:2) and disgrace, crying loudly with tears (Heb. 5:7) and begging for his life with no dignity at all, he experience human pain in every respect. Some people about to be executed take it with fortitude and bravery, symbolically tearing their shirts exposing their chest to the firing squad. that was not Jesus!
His agony was not attenuated by any dispensation. Finally, he died apart from God (Heb. 2:9). Other answers on here describe what their authors think it must have been like because if their prejudices. Anything I said is supported by texts. Jesus's death was shameful, like the way he lived his entire life.

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One day you will bow and confess Jesus is Lord
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Israel suffers greatly because you rejected the Messiah.
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Keep thinking that. Maybe one day you will see the light and worship God, not a man.
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How Great His Love.
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PB, what you said has nothing to do with my answer
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Betty, when the Messiah comes, the Jews will accept him.
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Yes I know Lior
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But Lior, the messiah already came.
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and is coming back
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Wrong both times, Momo.
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Lol, we both know better. ;)
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Interestingly, Momo, not a single comment including yours was actually related to what my answer was!
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Followers of Jesus Christ of
Nazareth Are Taught That
He As Our High Priest
Has Experienced
Everything That
We May; This
Includes
Fear.
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Scripture Quote
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Inasmuch then as we have a great High Priest Who has [already]
ascended and passed through the heavens, Jesus the Son of
God, let us hold fast our confession [of faith in Him].
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For we do not have a High Priest Who is unable to understand
and sympathize and have a shared
feeling with our weaknesses and infirmities and liability to the assaults of temptation, but One Who has been tempted
in every respect as we are, yet without sinning.
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Let us then fearlessly and confidently
and boldly draw near to the throne of grace (the throne
of God?s unmerited favor to us sinners), that we may receive mercy [for our
failures] and
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find grace to help in good time for every need [appropriate help and
well-timed help, coming just when we need it]. (Hebrews 4:14-16 AMP)

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For by the blood of Christ we are set free,
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that is, our sins are forgiven. How great is the grace of God, which he gave to us in such large measure!
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In all his wisdom and insight God did what he had purposed, and made known to us the secret plan
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he had already decided to complete by means of Christ. (Ephesians 1:7-9 GNB)
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There was a whole lot of suffering involved. To show mercy, or in some cases a bribe was given, femurs were broken to cause them to bleed out and die much more quickly.

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I expect so. He did have human emotions as well as know what was going to happen. He k ew he was going to be totured then crucified because thats how Roman courts operated. The Bible says he wept as he prayed in the Garden of Gethsemene right before his arrest. Also says he was so stressed he sweated blood.

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Depends on which idea you believe in.
If Jesus was/is god then he would not have been afraid and sacrificing himself to himself would have just been stagecraft.
If you believe he was a man that was possessed by god then he might have been apprehensive and maybe a little afraid, but then he isn't god and was just a tool for some odd reason only god knows.
Or if he was just a man that like many so called Messiah's before him just ticked off the Romans, then I'm sure he was voiding his loin cloth and begging for his life.
But it's all up to what you want to believe.

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thats the job he came here for read the Bible

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Yes, he didnt want to die on the cross, let alone dying for the sins of the world.

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I believe although He was God in human form in order to wipe away original sin He must have felt all the pain an emotional feelings that a human must feel before the scourging and the pain of torture. That is why billions of people pray to Him and honor Him. God was showing how much He loved us.

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Why did Jesus have to die that way. Was there not a more humane way for Him to die for our sins Were He an ordinary man, such questions might be relevant, but to be our Savior, He had to die in such a way. The Father had planned for specifically this type of execution because it so perfectly depicts so many things necessary for a full comprehension of sin and its horrors.

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Like us, Jesus knew doubt. Like us, Jesus knew fear. In the garden of Gethsemane, with attackers closing in around him, Jesus told His disciples, ?My soul is overwhelmed with sorrow to the point of death.? He fell to his knees, pleading with His Father, saying, ?If it is possible, may this cup be taken from me.? And yet, in the end, He confronted His fear with words of humble surrender, saying, ?If it is not possible for this cup to be taken away unless I drink it, may your will be done.? So it is only because Jesus conquered His own anguish, conquered His fear, that we?re able to celebrate the resurrection.
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Yes. Read the death accounts of a "man Giordano Bruno & the "god Jesus", and see, compared with the "man" how infinitely coward the "god" looks in the presence of death?

Jesus the son, if the gospels do no injustice, came to die (and resurrected), so that, Jesus the God might pardon man for their uncommitted sin. Yet, when this self-designed death came, Jesus was too afraid to face it and begged, to himself, so that he might escape death, "Father, let this cup pass from me"! And, in despair and fear cried out at last, 'My God, why hast thou forsaken me?'

Bruno, murdered by the "Triumphant Beast" of Christianity, also died for truth. He'd no hope of reward, no bribe of heaven or no promise of glory. And yet, when burned to the stake, he said to his judges, "It's with greater fear that you pass my sentence than I receive it." He died calm, heroic beyond all praise, sustained only by his indomitable manhood. Such heroism stirs the blood & even the proudest of gods might not deserve to walk under Bruno without bending.

And yet the Christian agent of God, the infallible Leo XIII., slandered Bruno, the 'bravest of the brave,' as a coward, while praising Jesus, as divine!!

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God is saying ... I bought you with
A precious price and consider you
Worth the Sacrifice. Your
Salvation Is Secure T h r u
The Gift Jesus Made In His
Death, Burial, Resurrection.
Your sin is no longer a
Memory; But Forgot-
ten, Washed Away
In the Flow of
The Blood
Of Jesus.
I Love
You.
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Scripture Quote
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For by the blood of Christ we are set free, that is, our sins are forgiven. How great is the grace of God, which he gave to us in such large measure!
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In all his wisdom and insight God did what he had purposed, and made known to us
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the secret plan he had already decided to complete by means of Christ. (Ephesians 1:7-9 GNB)
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Credulity is not a virtue. And, there is no good reason to believe whatever the bible might or might not have to say about Jesus or salvation. Bible is no more authority than the greek mythology where the god Isthar -- the child of a virgin, who was hanged naked as a ransom for washing the sins of man, who was later resurrected and then ascended from the underground. There could be no sensible reason to believe the bible's claim of Jesus upon the same subject, while rejecting the Greek mythological claims about Isthar -- except credulity of course!
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I Agree, Seems Just Too
Good 2B True. Credulity
and Jesus Are L i k e
Two Peas In Pod.
He Accepted
Me Just As
I Was /
Am.
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Definition
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Credulity
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Though it is too good to be true yet Ishtar is a living god. The Pagan god Ishtar and truth are like twins, like flocks of the same feather. She accepted me just as I am. Jesus is just not good enough for me.
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Christianity (Monotheistic) and
Pagan (Polytheistic) Religious
Beliefs Do Differ Vastly;
That's OK, Because
People Do Have
A R i g h t To
Person a l
Belie f s
Choose
Well.
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http://voices.yahoo.com/monotheistic-religions-vs-polytheistic-religions-5002860.html
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We have no proof, reason or logic to prove that monotheism is in itself true, while polytheism is false!! You have no proponent to attach to monotheism to render it the least better than polytheism -- except credulity of course. For me, both are the same -- children of the same monstrous lies. A thing is not necessarily true because a billion people WANTS or THINKS it to be true. But, you are at liberty to believe what you will.

However, Christianity is also Polytheistic! It believes in THREE gods. Except few Christians all reasonable people, whose minds are not polluted by childhood indoctrination, can believe that three persons added rightly together makes it one.
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He was very stressed and overwhelmed the night before His crucifixion. In fact, He sweat blood. That's how stressed He was.

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Jesus was fully human like the rest of us. He had all human qualities - except sin. So naturally, He would have felt fear before His execution. It isn't called the "Agony in the Garden" for nothing.
Luke 22:42-44 - "Father," he said, "if you will, take this cup of suffering away from me. Not my will, however, but your will be done." An angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him. In great anguish he prayed even fore fervently; his sweat like drops of blood falling to the ground.
We can see that Jesus was severely shaken. He knew exactly what was going to happen to Him (John 18:4), so, like any human, He was afraid.
But we must remember that He took this burden upon Himself willingly, out of love for us. We should pray everyday and thank Him for dying for our sins.

Hope this helps! - ManOfKnowledge

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Yes He was. Read Matthew ch-26 verses 36 through 46 ! Please read ok. Let me know what you think/ believe after ok.

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Ask HIM.

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ask him? dont be stuid how could i possibly ask jesus chirst he's dead
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He wasn't afraid (or else im sure he wasn't) he knew that he was about to die for our sins

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