The Seven Last Words of Christ – The Fifth Word

The Fifth Word: “I am thirsty.” (John 19:28) A painting of the Cruxifixion, from a church in Taormina, Italy. Photo by Mark Roberts No doubt Jesus experienced extreme thirst while being crucified. He would have lost a substantial quantity of bodily fluid, both blood and sweat, through what he had endured even prior to crucifixion. [Read More…]