Thorns are usually associated with pain, and rightfully so. But the beauty of thorns is found in the crown Jesus wore for our atonement. They become a beautiful symbol of God’s forgiveness. Watch biblical scholar Dr. John Beck tell us more about these prickly plants and how they came to be a beautiful symbol.
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Written and performed by Dr. John Beck:
Dr. John A. Beck is a scholar, educator, and writer with extensive experience in biblical geography. He has a PhD in theology and Old Testament from Trinity International University and is an adjunct faculty member at Jerusalem University College in Israel. His passion is to make the wisdom of the Bible understandable to Christians; and he has been writing on the topic of biblical geography for more than sixteen years, both within and outside of the Middle East.
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