Acts 5:30 vs Matthew 27:32-56 which one is it? Tree or Cross?

22 Answers

  • 3 weeks ago

    A Stake of course Not the false belief of the cross!

    This World and it’s lies disgust in-depth study please! 

  • 3 weeks ago

    It's the same thing.

  • 3 weeks ago

    We refer to a gallows as a tree, when it looks nothing like a tree. Cross, of course. Jesus had to carry the cross beam on his shoulders to where the main trunks or beams or "trees" of the crosses were kept.

  • Anonymous
    3 weeks ago

    Did Jesus Die on a Cross?

    Many people view the cross as a symbol of Christianity. Should we use it in worship?

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  • Paul
    Lv 6
    3 weeks ago

    It was a cross made of two beams from a tree, one of which He was nailed to.

  • BJ
    Lv 7
    3 weeks ago

    The King James & Catholic Bible says that Jesus was put to death on a tree.

     Acts 5:30 The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew and hanged on a tree.

     Acts 10:39 And we are witnesses of all things which he did both in the land of the Jews, and in Jerusalem; whom they slew and hanged on a tree.

     Acts 13:29 And when they had fulfilled all that was written of him, they took him down from the tree, and laid him in a sepulchre.

     Gal. 3:13 Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree.

    1 Peter 2:24 Who his own self bare our sins in his own body on the tree, that we, being dead to sins, should live unto righteousness: by whose stripes ye were healed. 

    It is no wonder that the New Catholic Encyclopedia admits: The cross is found in both pre-Christian and non-Christian cultures, where it has largely a cosmic or natural signification. Why, then, have the churches chosen the cross as their most sacred symbol?

    Oxford University’s Companion Bible says: The evidence is that the Lord was put to death upon an upright stake, and not on two pieces of timber placed at any angle. Clearly, the churches have adopted a tradition that is not Biblical.

    In the two centuries after the death of Jesus it is doubtful that the Christians ever used the device of the cross.

    To the early Christians, the cross must have chiefly denoted death and evil, like the guillotine or the electric chair to later generations.

  • Matthew 27:37 says, “Over his head they put the charge against him, which read, ‘This is Jesus the King of the Jews.’” 

    Notice the verse says the sign was placed right above Jesus’ head. But if Jesus were crucified on a stake, then the sign would be placed directly above his hands, not his head. (Jesus arms would have been vertical on a tree or stake to affix him to beam). Since the sign was placed above his head that means his arms were outstretched (on a cross)

    • Ala
      Lv 4
      3 weeks agoReport

      It was common for stakes to have crossbeams.

  • no living mortal knows....... but historical records... such as we have... indicate that the Romans of that time used a cross for formal executions... but there were many exceptions........ The Cross is used as a traditional symbol.... representing a Christian's remembrance.... and acceptance.... of The Sacrifice of Jesus

    • Med 10
      Lv 6
      3 weeks agoReport

      I don't need a cross to remind me of Jesus.

  • Juli
    Lv 4
    3 weeks ago

    A telephone pole.

  • 3 weeks ago

    Who cares?

    "Without the shedding of blood there is no remission" (Hebrews 9:22)!

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