Bible Passages Referencing the Cross
and Crown of Thorns
The Passion of Jesus begins in the Garden of Gethsemane
wear Jesus prays to God the Father to lift the pain
and agony from Him but Jesus is willing to do God's
will. Jesus is captured by the Roman soldiers after
Judas kisses him. Eventually, Jesus is taken to Pilate
where he is scourged and a crown of thorns is placed
on His head. It is here with the cross and crown of
thorns that Jesus' agonizing passion continues.
26Then Pilate set Barabbas free for them; and after
he had Jesus whipped, he handed him over to be crucified.
27 Then Pilate's soldiers took Jesus into the governor's
palace, and the whole company gathered around him. 28
They stripped off his clothes and put a scarlet robe
on him. 29 Then they made a crown out of thorny branches
and placed it on his head, and put a stick in his right
hand; then they knelt before him and made fun of him.
"Long live the King of the Jews!" they said.
30 They spat on him, and took the stick and hit him
over the head.
1 Pilate then took Jesus and scourged Him. 2 And the
soldiers twisted together a crown of thorns and put
it on His head, and put a purple robe on Him; 3 and
they began to come up to Him and say, "Hail, King
of the Jews!" and to give Him slaps in the face.
4 Pilate came out again and said to them, "Behold,
I am bringing Him out to you so that you may know that
I find no guilt in Him." 5 Jesus then came out,
wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate
said to them, "Behold, the Man!" 6 So when
the chief priests and the officers saw Him, they cried
out saying, "Crucify, crucify!"
the Cross with Crown of Thorns
Christians never forget the sacrifice Jesus made during
his agonizing Passion. The followers of Jesus display
the figure of Christ crowned with thorns and crucified
on the cross with artwork, sculptures, statues, and
of Thorns Cross is one of the most inspirational
pieces of Christian jewelry. The cross with crown of
thorns displays the cross of Jesus with the crown of
thorns centered at the cross bars. . It is worn on a
necklace as a reminder of Jesus' death for the salvation
of all people.