Title: Buried with Christ – Part Two
“We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death...”
Though many Christians realize and acknowledge they have been crucified with Christ and have died in Him, they have not realized the very important element of also having been buried with Christ. In this second part on ‘Baptism’, Author and Bible teacher, Charles Price, explained what it means to be buried with Christ, how it closes the book on our sin and liberates us to live in the power of Christ.
Under Roman rule, Jesus died as a criminal and His body would have been the possession of Roman authorities. Families did not have access or claim to the bodies and for those crucified, it was the normal practice that their bodies be incinerated in a fire, which burned continuously in the Valley of Gehenna outside the southern wall of Jerusalem. Why did this not happen to Jesus?
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