There is no way around this one. What do we learn about Pilate from the following verses in the Gospel of John Chapter 19 and 18, as well as the verses from other Gospels? CHAPTER 19. If Godâs will was that Jesus should die on the cross, then why was it a sin for Pilate and the Priests to crucify Jesus? Now, in verse 4, “Pilate came out again and said to them, ‘Behold, I am bringing Him out to you’,” and this is the third time that Pilate faces the people, ‘“So that you may know that I find no guilt in Him’. We now have peace with God, before we did not. That would be found in Luke 23, verse 34. 2. It was reserved for the lowest criminals because it was an agonizing method of punishment. We suppose we are in authority, but ultimately it is God who is in authority. They were brought about by sin. So, I say that propositional truth always points beyond itself to personal truth. The last three, in fact, focus on Himself, and first of all, His body. 1. From the Divine standpoint, it was the fulfillment of prophecy and an accomplishment of the will of God. 3. Lesson 16 Lesson 6 . What is flogging and why did Pilate order Jesus to be flogged in verse 1 of the Gospel of John Chapter 19? “But the Jews cried out saying, ‘If you release this Man, you are no friend of Caesar; everyone who makes himself out to be a king opposes Caesar’. The debt was paid on full. I often give it to people. When He is inhaling, He is having to push down because inhalation is active in normal breathing but is passive in a crucified victim. . It is intriguing to me that by not breaking His legs, they fulfilled Exodus chapter 12, which said that not a bone was to be broken in the Passover lamb. Then, in the fourth case, it turns from the need of others to His relationship with His Father. Father, we thank You for Your goodness, Your grace, Your love, this inexpressible gift is beyond our ability to really comprehend, but we want to thank You again for the imperishable and infinite gift of forgiveness through this price that was paid through the blood of the sinless One, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world. So, not to choose is to choose. Lesson 16 Lesson 6 . We will likely never suffer as Jesus did in accomplishing Godâs will Once He had accomplished His work, no unbelievers touched His body. John Chapter 2. Despite his great anguish and “For Christ did not enter a holy place made with hands, a mere copy of the true one, but into heaven itself, now to appear in the presence of God for us; nor was it that He would offer Himself often, as the high priest enters the holy place year by year with blood that is not his own. As you know, the city of Jerusalem was razed in the year 70, and then it was rebuilt around 135 AD, and it was called the ‘Aelia Capitolina’ and then that, too, was destroyed. It was against his own will to crucify Him, and so this might have been a last possible tribute to Him. So, He was making provision for her. He is the One who empowers. 2. Jesus dismissed His spirit at three o’clock, about the time the Passover lambs were being slaughtered, although the horrific agony went from twelve o’clock to three o’clock. The ‘stipes’ would be the vertical portion on which it would be placed. Chapter 19, then, begins, “Pilate took Jesus and scourged Him.” Now, he tried an approach of sympathy, because he really did not want to crucify Jesus. It was about a mile and quite a long walk. So, that is an extra addition that would intimate that Jesus, having said it was finished, then said, with aloud voice, “Into Your hands I commend My spirit.” Then He breathed His last. So, we have a very clear portrait here of the fulfillment in part of Isaiah 53. Now, he goes on to say, “For these things came to pass to fulfill the Scripture, ‘Not a bone of Him shall be broken’.” Verse 38 reads, “After these things Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but a secret one for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate granted permission. Pilate came out again and said to them, ‘Behold, I am bringing Him out to you so that you will know that I find no guilt in Him’.” Let me stop here for just a moment.