A Perverse Salvation – Mark 15:15

PassionMovie_JesusOnCross“So to pacify the crowd, Pilate released Barabbas to them. He ordered Jesus flogged with a lead-tipped whip, then turned him over to the Roman soldiers to be crucified.” (Mark 15:15 NLT).

Why was it necessary for Jesus not only to suffer an agonizing death, but to have severe cruelty and indignity inflicted upon Him?

In addition to being flogged with a lead-tipped whip by Pilate’s order, Jesus was also: