When Jesus saves us from our sins He saves us through suffering: 1. Jesus suffered all the time He lived on earth 2. Jesus suffered under Pontius Pilate 3. Jesus suffered when He was crucified Introduction: 1. What should be our reaction to the idea that Jesus Christ was crucified? 2. How did we connect the life of Titus Emery to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ in our prayer before baptism? Point 1: 3. How does the suffering of Jesus compare to the suffering of Paul, or John Calvin, or the Jews who were persecuted by Hitler during World War II? 4. What was the worst part of Jesusâ€™ suffering? So â€¦ what comfort is there for J. and M. (and for every parent) during the life of their children? Point 2: 5. Who did Pilate represent when he condemned Jesus to death? 6. How was this story designed to comfort us? What point did Pontius Pilate prove for us? Point 3: 7. What is the symbolic meaning of crucifying somebody? 8. In which way was the crucifixion of the Lord Jesus different from every other crucifixion?