Jesus Carrying the Cross on the Way to Calvary
"They took Jesus therefore: and he went out, bearing the cross for himself, unto the place called The place of a skull, which is called in Hebrew, Golgotha..." John 19:17 ASV
Illustration of Jesus bearing his cross as his mother, Mary, falls to her knees in front of him. A disciple stands in the background (right). Simon stands behind Jesus with his left hand on the cross and a length of rope in his raised right hand. Behind Simon is another man, carrying a ladder. A crowd is following, including a soldier on a horse.
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Benziger Brothers, Inc. Bible Stories for Little Children (New York, NY: Benziger Brothers, Inc., 1894) 88