Notes from Sun pm sermon.
The Passion of the Christ (3)
* Pilate is not Captain Mainwaring. Roman Empire is about ludicrous levels of power.
1) King and Authority
Don’t read this passage and pity Pilate
2) Innocence and Guilt
Pilate has to ask Jesus – “what have you done?”
Caiaphas is the high priest of the only people of God. Position of immense privilege.
19v7 Lex Divina – invoking the law of God – but against the law of God He is impeccablew.
Penal substitution = difficult word for a beautiful thing.