The relics associated with Jesus’ Crucifixion give us clear evidence that Jesus had suffered and crucified on the cross to save us. These relics, believed to be of Jesus, would help strengthen our belief.
The shroud of Turin
The shroud of Turin, believed to be the burial cloth of Jesus, is now kept in the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in Turin, Italy.
Fragments of the Cross
It was Saint Helena who found the cross on which Jesus was crucified, from Jerusalem. It weighed 165 pounds and is three or four meters high with a cross beam of two meters wide. The cross’ fragments were kept in different churches around the world. It is said that if all the parts of the cross were collected it would make a big ship-load.
The Holy Nails
The nail used to crucify Jesus is kept at the Bamberg Cathedral in Bamberg, Germany.
The Holy Chalice
The Chalice used by Christ at the Last Supper is kept at Valencia Cathedral in Valencia, Spain.
The Flawless Robe
It is said in John’s Chapter 19 that the soldiers divided His cloths by casting lots: “Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His outer garments and made four parts, a part to every soldier and also the tunic; now the tunic was seamless, woven in one piece.” The seamless robe of Jesus still remains at the Cathedral of Trier in Trier, Germany.
The Holy Lance
In 1098 on June 15, an army of the First Crusade discovered the Holy Lance, the spear that pierced into Christ’s side. It is kept in the Imperial Treasury in Vienna, Austria.
The Crown of Thorns
The crown of thorns believed to be kept on Jesus’ head is displayed at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. It is kept in a circular band of branches enclosed in a golden tube.
The Pillar of Flogging
Jesus was beaten with lashes by tying to a pillar. The pillar still is kept at the Basilica of Saint Praxedes in Rome, Italy.
The Titulus Crucis
The sign that believed to hung above Jesus on the cross announcing Him as “King of the Jews” is displayed at the Basilica of the Holy Cross in Jerusalem in Rome, Italy.
മരിയന് ടൈംസില് പ്രസിദ്ധീകരിക്കുന്ന വാര്ത്തകളും ലേഖനങ്ങളും വീഡിയോകളും മരിയന് ടൈംസിന്റെ മൊബൈല് ആപ്പിലൂടെ നിങ്ങള്ക്ക് നേരിട്ട് ലഭിക്കും.