Each of the Gospel writers describes the event of Jesus' death: "When Jesus had cried out again in a loud voice, he gave up his spirit"; "With a loud cry, Jesus breathed his last"; "When he had said this, he breathed his last"; "He bowed his head and gave up his spirit" (Matthew 27:50; Mark 15:37; Luke 23:46; John 19:30). But none of the Gospel writers focuses on the physical sufferings of Jesus. Each tells part of the whole horrific story, with his own emphasis and understanding of its significance.
The death of Jesus was not only unusual - it was unique.
Jesus shared the common experience of death that we all must encounter. Some die accidentally, others by their own hand; some die deserving death; others unjustly or prematurely - but all die. Yet Jesus' death was unique because it was perfectly timed