God's Trombones: Seven Negro Sermons in Verse - The Crucifixion Summary & Analysis

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The Crucifixion Summary

In this sermon, the preacher talks about the events surrounding the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. Stanza one opens the sermon with Jesus and three of his disciples together in the Garden of Gethsemane. Jesus asks the three to stay with Him during His time of sorrow. In stanzas two and three Jesus prays that if it is God's will the torture that He is about to go through will not happen. As He prays, His disciples fall asleep.

In stanza four Judas, Jesus' betrayer, leads those who want to crucify Jesus to Jesus as He prays in the garden. Judas betrays Jesus' identity with a kiss. In the fifth stanza Jesus is taken to stand judgment before the Roman Governor Pilate. Although Pilate tells the crowd that he can find no fault in Jesus, the crowd cries for Jesus to be...

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