Why did soldiers pierce Jesus side?
When they came to Jesus, He was already dead so they did not break His legs (John 19:33). Instead, the soldiers pierced His side (John 19:34) to assure that He was dead. In doing this, it is reported that “blood and water came out” (John 19:34), referring to the watery fluid surrounding the heart and lungs.
Where in the Bible does it say Jesus was stabbed?
Matthew 27:49 Was Jesus Pierced before His Death?
Where is the Spear of Destiny located?
The nail is rumored to be one of the actual nails from the True Cross. Today, the Spear rests again in the Hofburg Treasure House.
What does the blood and water from Jesus side symbolize?
Blood and water from His Side pierced by a spear (John 19:34) symbolizes the grace of sacraments: help and forgiveness (cf. Diary 299). This is also the meaning of the red and white ray in the Divine Mercy image.
Are piercings against the Bible?
Scholars believe tattooing and the cutting of skin were related to mourning for the dead. The pagan worshipers of this region disfigured their bodies to appease the anger of their gods and find help for the deceased. Several religions do not allow piercings; however, Christians are able to have piercings.