(1-16) Jesus Delivered to Be Crucified
Pilate could not understand why Jesus would not answer his questions and did not seem to fear him even though he had “power” to crucify Him. Jesus understood that it was not really Pilate, the Jews, or anyone else giving Him over to be crucified, but God. Everything was happening and everyone was acting according to God’s plan. Pilate had authority over Jesus because God gave him that authority for that moment in time.
Favorite verse: (22) Pilate answered, “What I have written I have written.”