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What is the meaning and significance of the crown of thorns?

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The crown of thorns was the finalizing of their mockery, taking a symbol of royalty and majesty, a crown, and turning it into something painful and degrading. For Christians, the crown of thorns is a reminder of two things: (1) Jesus was, and is, indeed a king. read more

How is the crown of thorns representative of the curse? What is the significance of the crown of thorns? In Matthew 27:28-29 we read, "And they stripped him and put a scarlet robe on him, and twisting together a crown of thorns, they put it on his head and put a reed in his right hand. read more

The crown of thorns vividly symbolized the curse of sin being placed on Jesus’s head. It immediately takes the reader back to Genesis, reminding us of why Jesus went to the cross, to take the penalty for sin on our behalf. read more

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