Be not deceived, beneath that thorny crown lay all the authority of Godhood. Only a thought, a single world from those parched lips and the earth would have opened up beneath the feet of His tormentors. One word and a battalion of over seventy thousand eager angels would have sped from heaven to destroy this world and its wretched inhabitants.
He speaks from the cross. What is it that He says? “Father, forgive them, they know not what they do.” Oh what kind of wondrous love is this?
– J.B Nicholson, Counsel Magazine, Nov-Dec 1997.