# They Pierced My Side After I Had Commended, to Which They Realised All of This Was Intended

Riddle me this:

They put nails in me, although I am not a frame.
Above my crown was a mock of my name.
Luke had written what I said to the daughters.
Embark without me — I may walk on the waters.

Often, I would hide as the crowd should not see.
Friends caught the fish before recognising me.

Cries were loud at around the ninth hour.
Hearing them, they offered me a drink too sour.
Robbers were with me; our heads most high.
In accordance with a few, I then rose to the sky.
Some now believe that I might come again.
Treat others the way I had treated you then.

This riddle entails the consequence of faith.

Edit:

Removed the word "for" in the fourth (and last) line of the first paragraph, namely,
Embark without me, for I may walk on the waters.
and replaced it with a hyphen "—" to better match syllables, turning into what it is currently:
Embark without me — I may walk on the waters.

• This is another one that seems to me Not Really A Puzzle. To anyone who knows the story in question, it's simply a description in slightly flowery language, no? – Gareth McCaughan Jul 13 '18 at 11:10
• Please don't take my words as meaning that your riddles are no good! Some of them are much trickier than this one, and even the ones that are too easy for my taste are pretty well constructed. The question I think you should be asking is something like this: Is some sort of mental leap required in order to find the answer? – Gareth McCaughan Jul 13 '18 at 14:04
• This is a beautiful poem really well written, but I have to agree with Gareth in saying that it's a tad too obvious to be a puzzle. – Quintec Jul 13 '18 at 14:04
• In this case, not much of a leap is called for. On the face of it, this is looking for a person rather than a thing. Quick, think of a person who was nailed to something! Yup, you got it :-). Or: Quick, think of a person who is famous for predicting that they'll "come again"! Well, in this case you might pick General MacArthur or Arnold Schwarzenegger ... but the subject of this riddle is certainly in anyone's top three. – Gareth McCaughan Jul 13 '18 at 14:09
• And the same goes for several of the other clues (and the title): our subject is the single most famous person associated with the thing in question. For something to make an effective puzzle, it needs not to be the first thing you think of. But, again, it's nicely constructed, and I do not at all want to discourage you from making puzzles here. – Gareth McCaughan Jul 13 '18 at 14:11

Is it

Jesus ?

They put nails in me, although I am not a frame.

He was crucified, i.e. nailed on the cross

Above my crown was a mock of my name.

Luke had written what I said to the daughters.

Embark without me, for I may walk on the waters.

Friends caught the fish before recognising me.

Cries were loud at around the ninth hour.

Hearing them, they offered me a drink too sour.

Robbers were with me; our heads most high.

For the three final lines

it the Ascension, the faith that Jesus would come back and one of the positive value of Christianity

Note that

the first letter of each line is Tale of Christ

• Would you care to explain every line? :) Added: The goal of the riddle is not do that. It is to show the answer and explain why it is that through every line. If it means you having to go through the bible, I will Rot13 some of the phrases to spare you the hassle. – Mr Pie Jul 13 '18 at 6:28
• Being on Puzzling, I thought it was recommended to explain every line to give a "good" and "thorough" answer. If it is not relevant, I apologise. – Mr Pie Jul 13 '18 at 6:41
• Sorry I was convinced I was missing something; now I am just unsure :/ anyway, is this better? – SMR Jul 13 '18 at 6:58
• Well, that's what I thought. Once again, apologies if you had to spend a bit of time on research. I have to wait $17$ hours before I can upvote (because of my daily voting limit), but there is something else I can do... – Mr Pie Jul 13 '18 at 7:00