... so they said to one another, “Let us not tear it, but cast lots for it to see whose it shall be.” This was to fulfil the Scripture which says, “They divided my garments among them, and for my clothing they cast lots.” So the soldiers did these things ... (John 19.24 ESV)
For these things took place that the Scripture might be fulfilled: “Not one of his bones will be broken.” And again another Scripture says, “They will look on him whom they have pierced.” (John 19.36-37 ESV)
Andrew Sach looks at John’s gospel - chapter 19, verses 16 to 37 - and considers the significance of Old Testament prophecy in John’s account of the crucifixion of Jesus.
Here is his talk-outline – docs.google.com/document/d/14hSIE_EY7vu1YE41NSu8bA8bWH2cd8a_PQYe7ryJE78/edit
The Bible translation we use at St Helen's is the English Standard Version (ESV). If you don’t have a Bible handy then here is a link to John’s gospel, chapter 19 - esvbible.org/John+19/
This is the second of a three-talk series, “Predicted”, about how Jesus fulfils the Old Testament. His first talk, “The birth of Jesus was predicted”, is here - vimeo.com/54392416
Andrew gave this talk, at our lunchtime meeting on Tuesday 4th December ; here at St Helen’s Bishopsgate.
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