crown of thorns


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crown of thorns

Christ thus ridiculed as king of Jews. [N.T.: Matthew 27:29; Mark 15:17; John 19:2–5]
See: Mockery
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Working with the Maldivian government and NGOs including the Manta Trust, the Olive Ridley Turtle Project and Shark Watch, the Gili Veshi team will continually monitor the marine ecosystem and threats to biodiversity including coral bleaching and the onslaught of invasive Crown of Thorn starfish.
75, an old priest chisel's words onto a small stone tablet declaring that the Crown of Thorns held in the Church of Zion, is a fake
While the Newman Government works with our farmers to implement best management practice systems, the federal government is continuing investment into reducing crown of thorns starfish.
6 THE tradition of dousing a Christmas pudding with brandy and setting it on flame is said to represent Christ's passion while the holly on top is to symbolise the crown of thorns.
Some even wrongly claimed that Christ was born on Good Friday, the day he was crucified, while others had no idea Jesus died wearing a crown of thorns, instead said that he had donned sunglasses, a hat or even the crown jewels.
The tradition of dousing it all with brandy and setting it on flame is said to represent Christ's passion while the holly on top is to symbolise the crown of thorns.
The NHS, once a jewel and national treasure, is now a tarnished crown of thorns.
One of the priests, Leonard Mary, from Irondale in the American state of Alabama, was dressed as Jesus and carrying a cross while wearing a crown of thorns.
One man dressed as Jesus wearing a crown of thorns was flanked by men posing as Roman soldiers and had fake blood dripping down his chest as he hauled a giant cross down the street.
The Australian Institute of Marine Science study blamed cyclones, natural coral bleaching and the invasive crown of thorns starfish - fed by farming fertiliser run-off.
The artwork on the back of his calf shows the face of Jesus, complete with his crown of thorns.
She added: "The rust even looks like blood from the crown of thorns.