The Roman army was one of the most rigorous, well-trained military outfits the world had ever seen. How astonishing, then, is the picture the gospels paint of the Roman soldiers' cruel ridicule of Jesus-the robe they mockingly draped on his shoulder, the crown of thorns they crushed on his brow, the scepter of reeds they used to beat him. Why, Alistair Begg asks, would Jesus endure such a grotesque, gratuitous display? Watch to find out.
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