Jesus said that the sun belongs to our Father in heaven (Matthew 5:45). Therefore, we should not be surprised to read this when puny little men were crucifying the Son of God,
“Now when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour” (Mark 15:33).
For three hours the sun refused to shine upon the wicked human race. For three hours the sun could not stand the sight of what these atom-sized creatures in comparison to the sun were doing to the Son of its owner. For three hours the sun would not bless mankind who wanted to torture to death the Son of God.
Darkness filled the earth for three hours, symbolizing the darkest day in history.
Darkness covered the earth that man might see his condition without the Son of God.
Darkness overwhelmed the planet because man did not deserve even the least of God’s blessings.