David Reagan — Crucifixion Techniques
One thousand years before Jesus was born, King David of Israel wrote a prophetic poem called Psalm 22 in which he prophesied that the Messiah would die by having His hands and feet pierced.
Now at the time David wrote those words, the method of Jewish execution was by stoning, and it would be 700 years before the Romans would develop crucifixion as a method of execution.
What were the specific methods of execution? Why was crucifixion considered to be the most torturous death a person could experience? What did Jesus really suffer as He underwent the process of crucifixion? For the answers to these questions and more, stay tuned.