The Crucified King of the Jews
John 12: 20-36 John 19: 16b-22.
Imagine that you wanted the Messiah to arrive.
Imagine that you wanted the Messiah to come and talk to you and guide you and be with you and help you.
And then the Messiah came and he wasn't the Messiah that you wanted? Pilate wrote a notice and had it put on the cross, ’Jesus of Nazareth, the king of the Jews.’
Pilate was making a very political point here. Pilate wasn’t acknowledging that Jes
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