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Pilate Wrote About Christ
By Willie Martin

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        There are those who say that the Scriptures are the only record of Christ's travels on this earth. But that is not true, it is totally false there is a historical record of Christ and it is found in the Archoko Volume in The Congressional Library in Washington, D.C., which contains an OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT RECORD OF Pilate's correspondences, which records a meeting he had with Jesus Christ. Plate stated on pages 137-139:

        "To Tiberius Caesar, Emperor of Rome Noble Sovereign, Greetings: '...Among various rumors that came to my ears there was one in particular that came to my attention. A young man it was said, and appeared in Galilee preaching with noble unction a new law in the name of the God who sent him. At first I was apprehensive that his design was to stir up the people against the Romans, but my fears were soon dispelled.

        Jesus of Nazareth spoke rather as a fried of the Romans than as a friend of the Jews. One day in passing by the place of Siloe, where there was a great concourse of people, I observed in the midst of the group a young man who was leaning against a tree, calmly addressing the multitude. I was told it was Jesus. This I could easily have suspected, so great was the difference between him and those who listened to him. His golden colored hair and beard gave to his appearance an almost celestial aspect. He appeared to be about thirty years of age. Never have I seen a sweeter or more serene countenance. What a contrast between he and his hearers with their black beards and tawny complexions!...

        Never have I heard in the words of the philosopher, any thing that can compare with the maxims of Jesus. One of the rebellious Jews, so numerous in Jerusalem, asked Jesus if it was lawful to give tribute to Caesar, he replied: 'Render unto Caesar the things which belong to Caesar, and unto God the things which are God's...

        I wrote to Jesus requesting an interview with him at the praetorium and he came."

        Think now for a moment on your own, without having some Judeo-Christian preacher tell you that this is fantasy. What would be so strange in this? Even though this meeting is not recorded in the Gospels, we know for a fact, that MOST of what Christ did during His three years of public ministry was never recorded. (See John 21:25)

        Pilate's report to Caesar continues:

        "You know that in my veins flows the Spanish mixed with Roman blood...When the Nazarene made his appearance, I was walking in my basilic, and my feet seemed fastened with an iron hand to the marble pavement, and I trembled in every limb as does a guilty culprit, though the Nazarene was as calm as innocence itself. When he came up to me and stopped, and by a signal sign seemed to say to me, 'I am here!' though he spoke not a word. For some time I contemplated with admiration and awe, this extraordinary type of man, a type unknown to our numerous painter... There was nothing about him that was repelling in its character and I felt awed and tremulous to approach him.

        Jesus, I said to him at last, 'Jesus of Nazareth, for the last three years I have granted you ample freedom of speech (it is not recorded anywhere, either in the Gospels, or Roman historical records, that the Romans ever attempted to suppress Christ's ministry) nor do I regret it. Your words are those of a sage. I know not whether you have read Socrates or Plato, but this I know, there is in your discourse a majestic simplicity that elevates you above those philosophers...'your blood shall not be spilled,' I said, with deep emotion, 'you are more precious in my estimation on account of your wisdom than all the turbulent and proud Pharisees who abuse the freedom granted them by Rome. They conspire against Caesar, and convert his bounty into fear, impressing on the unlearned that Caesar is a tyrant who seeks their ruin...I will protect you against them. My praetorium shall be an asylum both day and night.'

        I am your obedient servant, Pontius Pilate."

        You can accept this letter, as I do, since it makes sense, or dismiss it as most of your preachers and church Bible scholars will do. Think for yourself! Doesn't it make sense to you that the Jews would try and suppress this truth, since they were the ones who crucified Him?

        And we have the testimony of Josephus in his volumes on the history of the Jew. There are many more documents that could be presented

 

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"Then one of the twelve, called Judas Iscariot, went unto THE CHIEF PRIESTS...they covenanted with him for thirty pieces of silver." (Matthew 26:14-15 See also Mark 14:10-11, Luke 22:3-5) That the high priest, Caiaphas, was privy to all these events is proven again when Jesus was taken directly to his [Caiaphas'] palace.

John tells of the people's belief in Jesus' miracles, (]John 7:32) and then identifies Jesus' captors as:

"...A BAND OF MEN AND OFFICERS FROM THE CHIEF PRIESTS AND PHARISEES...THEN THE BAND AND THE CAPTAIN AND OFFICERS OF THE JEWS took Jesus, and bound him." (John 18:3, 12)

Some of our "Ministers" try to make it appear that all the people in Jerusalem were the culprits in His [Jesus'] betrayal and murder, but these same chapters above tell that His followers were willing to fight for Him, but were prevented from doing so by Christ Himself. For when Peter attempted to defend Jesus, He [Christ] said:

"...Put up again thy sword into his place...Thinkest thou that I cannot now pray to my Father, and he shall presently give me more than twelve legions of angels? But how then shall the scriptures be fulfilled, that thus it must be?" (Matthew 26:52-54)

So by this, we can see that Christ gave the Disciples to understand that HE MUST be allowed to BE TAKEN CAPTIVE. It was only after this that the disciples forsook Him. (Matthew 26:56)

NOWHERE IN ALL of the New Testament Scriptures is anyone accused of being a part of Jesus' betrayal and capture EXCEPT THOSE who were directly connected with, or PAID BY, THE RELIGIOUS RULERS OF JERUSALEM!

Now that we know who captured Jesus, let us continue with the rest of the account of this ancient drama. Many of our "Judeo-Christian Ministers" [teach a lie -- although they may not know it, for failure to study the Scriptures] and attempt to blame the Romans, through Pilate, for the murder of Christ. However, from the time of His being taken by physical force [by the Jews] until His death on the Cross, Jesus came into the presence, and under the control, of the civil authorities of Judea, NOT OF ROME!

It is true that Rome was in full military control of Judea at that time. But that was due to the actions of the Pharisees themselves. The following is the account related in the Jewish Encyclopedia which led up to the Romans becoming the military conquerors of Palestine:

"It is difficult to state at what time the Pharisees, as a party, arose. Josephus first mentions them in connection with Jonathan, the successor of Judas Maccabeus. (Antiquities of the Jews, by Josephus 13:5,9) Under John Hyrcanus (135-105) they appear as a powerful party opposing the Sadducean proclivities of the king, who had formerly been a disciple of theirs, though the story as told by Josephus is unhistorical. (Ant. 13:10,5; comp. Jubilees, Book of, and Testament of the Twelve Patriarchs) The Hasmonean dynasty, with its worldly ambitions and aspirations, met with little support from the Pharisees, whose aim was the maintenance of a religious spirit in accordance with their interpretation of the Law. (see Psalms of Solomon) Under Alexander Jannaeus (104-78) the conflict between the people, siding with the Pharisees, and the king became bitter and ended in cruel carnage. (Ant. 13:13,5; xiv.1,2) Under his widow, Salome Alexandria (78-69), the Pharisees, led by Simeon ben Shetah, came to power; they obtained seats in the Sanhedrin, and that time was afterward regarded as the golden age, full of the blessing of heaven. But the bloody vengeance they took upon the Sadducees led to a terrible reaction, and under Aristobulus (69-63) the Sadducees regained their power. (Ant. 13:16,2 -- xiv.1,2) Amidst the bitter struggle which ensued, THE PHARISEES APPEARED BEFORE POMPEY ASKING HIM TO INTERFERE AND RESTORE THE OLD PRIESTHOOD WHILE ABOLISHING THE ROYALTY OF THE HASMONEANS ALTOGETHER. (Ant. 14:3,2) THE DEFILEMENT OF THE TEMPLE BY POMPEY WAS REGARDED BY THE PHARISEES AS A DIVINE PUNISHMENT OF SADDUCEAN MISRULE. After the national independence had been lost, the Pharisees gained in influence while the star of the Sadducees waned. Herod found his chief opponents among the latter, and so he put the leaders of the Sanhedrin to death while endeavoring by a milder treatment to win the favor of the leaders of the Pharisees, who, though they refused to take the oath of allegiance, were otherwise friendly to him...In King Agrippa (41-44) the Pharisees had a supporter and friend, and WITH THE DESTRUCTION OF THE TEMPLE THE SADDUCEES DISAPPEARED ALTOGETHER, LEAVING THE REGULATION OF ALL JEWISH AFFAIRS IN THE HANDS OF THE PHARISEES. Henceforth Jewish life was regulated by the teachings of the Pharisees; the whole history of Judaism was reconstructed from the Pharisaic point of view, and a new aspect was given to the Sanhedrin of the past. A NEW CHAIN OF TRADITION SUPPLANTED THE OLDER, PRIESTLY TRADITION, PHARISAISM SHAPED THE CHARACTER OF JUDAISM AND THE LIFE AND THOUGHT OF THE JEW FOR ALL THE FUTURE..." (Jewish Encyclopedia, p. 665-666)

And it is also true that Rome had ordered that no one was to be put to death by the local authorities. The chief priests were allowed to judge and punish for minor crimes; but the death sentence could be imposed or allowed only by the Roman Governor, who was Pilate at that time. And it was for that reason, the Jewish priests, though they had pronounced the death sentence on Him. "...He is guilty of death." (Matthew 26:66, 27:1)

They could have whipped Him, but their desire was HIS DEATH.

"...when they {the Jews} had bound him {Christ}, they {the Jews} led him away, and delivered him to Pontius Pilate the governor." (Matthew 27:2)

At first Pilate refused to comply with their demands, and they immediately set about to FORCE Pilate to give HIS CONSENT FOR THEM TO PUT JESUS CHRIST TO DEATH. The details of his several attempts to release Jesus are told by all four Gospel writers.

"...Whom will ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ? For he [Pilate] knew that for envy they had delivered him [Christ]...And the governor [Pilate] said, Why, what evil hath he [Christ] done?" (Matthew 27:17-23); "But Pilate answered them saying, will ye that I release unto you the King of the Jews? For he knew that the chief priests had delivered him [Christ] for envy...Then Pilate said unto them, Why, what evil hath he done?" (Mark 15:9-14)

 

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JEWS NOT GOD'S CHOSEN PEOPLE!

 One of the biggest lies ever spawned is the lie that the jews are God's chosen people. If the jews are
 God's chosen people, we Christians should all close down our churches and go join the synagogues. Any
 person who say that the jews are God's chosen people is, in effect, denying our Lord Jesus Christ and
 calling Christianity a fraud. Such a person is insulting God. According to the Holy Bible, we Christians
 are God's chosen people, not the jews. Open the Bible and read Titus 1:13-14 which says, "This witness
 is true. Wherefore rebuke them sharply, that they may be sound in the faith; Not giving heed to jewish
 fables, and commandments of men, that turn from the truth." Revelation 2:9 quotes our Lord Jesus
 Christ as saying, "I know that works, and tribulation, and poverty, (but thou art rich) and I know the
 blasphemy of them which say they are jews, and are not, but are the synagogue of Satan. The First
 Epistle General of John, Chapter 2, verses 22-23 say: "Who is the liar but he that denieth that Jesus is
 the Christ? He is anti-christ that denieth the Father and the Son. Whosoever denieth the Son, the same
 hath not the Father: but he that acknowledgeth the Son hath the Father also." The jews do not
 acknowledge Jesus Christ so they have not the Father and therefore could NOT possibly be God's
 chosen people. The jews are anti-christs. Galatians 3:29 says, "And if ye be Christ's, then are ye
 Abraham's seed and heirs according to the promise." This verse from the Bible is very revealing. The
 jews are not Christians, that is, they are not Christ's; therefore, they are not Abraham's seed and very
 definitely are not heirs according to the promise that God made to Abraham. The jews are not the
 chosen people. Romans 9:13 quotes God as saying, "As it is written, Jacob have I loved, but Esau have I
 hated." Christians are of the house of Jacob which is the house of faith, whereas the jews are of the
 hated house of Esau, the house that God Himself hates. The jews have always hated Christians. Acts
 9:22-25 says: "But Saul increased the more in strength, and confounded the jews which dwelt at
 Damascus, proving that this is very Christ. And after that many day were fulfilled, the jews took counsel
 to kill him: But their laying await was know to Saul. And they watched the gates day and night to kill
 him. Then the disciples took him by night, and let him down by the wall in a basket." That has always
 been the attitude of the jews toward Christians on up to the present time when they have murdered (200
 millions) Christians wholesale in all former communist nations. The jews have always encouraged rulers
 to murder Christians, as recorded in Acts 12:1-3 which says: "Now about that time Herod the king
 stretched forth his hands to vex certain of the church. And he killed James the brother of John with the
 sword. And because he saw it pleased the jews, he proceeded further to take Peter also. Then were the
 days of unleavened bread." Acts 13:50 says: "But the jews stirred up the devout and honourable women,
 and the chief men of the city, and raised persecution against Paul and Barnabas, and expelled them out
 of their coasts." Even in the 20th century, the jews use the same methods against us Christians.
 Our Lord was crucified by the jews at the time of Passover. At that time, it was customary for jews
 throughout the known world to gather at Jerusalem for the Passover. When Jesus was carried before the
 Roman Governor Pontius Pilate, jews from everywhere composed the mob that gathered in front of
 Pilate's judgment seat. St. Matthew 26:17.25 says: "Therefore when they were gathered together, Pilate
 said unto them, Whom will ye that I release unto you? Barabbas, or Jesus which is called Christ? For he
 knew that for envy they had delivered him. When he was set down on the judgment seat, his wife sent
 unto him, saying, Have thou nothing to do with that just man: for I have suffered many things this day
 because of him. "But the chief priests and elders persuaded the multitude that they should ask Barabbas,
 and destroy Jesus. The Governor answered and said unto them, Whether of the twain will ye that I
 release unto you? They Barabbas. Pilate said unto them, What shall I do then with Jesus which is called
 Christ? They all say unto him, Let him be crucified. And the Governor say, Why, what evil hath he
 done? But they cried out the more, saying, Let him be crucified. When Pilate saw that he could prevail
 nothing, but that rather a tumult was made, he took water, and washed his hands before the multitude,
 saying, I am innocent of the blood of this just person: see ye to it. Then answered all the people, and
 said, His blood be on us, and our children." That is what the Bible said about who killed Jesus Christ.
 The jewish mob caused a riot and tumult to force the Roman governor to allow the crucifixion of the
 Son of God. They raised the horrible chant to let him be crucified. The jews took the responsibility for
 the murder of Jesus when they said, "His blood be on us, and on our children." The jews crucified the
 Son of God and the Christ-hating jews of today are as guilty as those of two thousand years ago. 1
 Thessalonians 2:14-16 also say that the jews killed Jesus Christ when it says, in part, "the JEWS WHO
 BOTH KILLED THE LORD JESUS, and their own prophets, and have persecuted us, and they please
 not God, and are contrary to all men." The jews have infiltrated most churches and are now trying to get
 church organizations to contradict the Bible by saying that the jews had nothing to do with murdering
 Jesus. Regardless of their lying, they can't change the truth in the Bible which say that the jews killed
 Jesus. The jews still hate Jesus with a consuming hatred.

 

 JEWS HAVE ALWAYS PERSECUTED JESUS

 

 St. John 5:15-18 says, "The man departed, and told the jews that it was Jesus, which had made him
 whole. And therefore did the jews persecute Jesus, and sougth to slay him, because he had done these
 things on the sabbath day. But Jesus answered them, My Father worketh hitherto, and I work.
 Therefore the jews sought the more to kill him, because he not only had broken the Sabbath, but said
 also that God was his Father, making himself equal with God." During his entire visitation on this earth,
 the Lord Jesus Christ was the object of a jewish conspiracy to murder Him and they finally succeeded,
 but He was victorious because he arose from the grave and ascended into Heaven. St. John 7:1 says:
 "After these things Jesus walked in Galilee: for he would not walk in jewry, because the jew sougth to
 kill him." St. John 7:13 says: "Howbeit no man spake openly of him for fear of the jews." For two
 thousand years, the jews have been carrying on a terror campaign against our Lord Jesus Christ and His
 followers. The jews are NOT God's chosen people because they refuse to hear the voice of Jesus St.
 John 10:25-31 says, "Jesus answered them, I told you, and ye belived me not: the works that I do in my
 Father's name, they bear witness of me. But ye belive me not, because ye are not of my sheep, as I said
 unto you. My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me: And I give unto them eternal
 life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluck them out of my hand. My Father, with gave
 them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluck them out of my Father's hand. I and my Father
 are one. Then the jews took up stones again to stone him." The Lord Jesus says that the jews are not his
 sheep and plainly tells the jews that they are NOT of his sheep, so they cannot possibly be God's chosen
 people. Would God's chosen people stone the Son of God? Would God's chosen people murder God's
 only begotten son? Of course not! St. John 11:53-57: "Then from that day forth they took counsel
 together for to put him to death. Jesus therefore walked no more openly among the jews; but went
 thence unto a country near to the wildderness, into a city called Ephraim, and there continued with his
 disciples. "And the jews'passover was nigh at hand: and many went out of the country up to Jerusalem
 before the passover, to purify themselves. Then sought they for Jesus, and spake among themselves, as
 they stood in the temple, What think ye, that he will not come to the feast? Now both the chief priests
 and the Pharisees had given a commandment, that, if any man knew where he were, he should shew it,
 that they might take him." That is the jewish attitude of hatred toward Jesus Christ. Yet, the jews and
 Judas Iscariots who have infiltrated the churches are trying to change the Bible so that people won't
 know that the jews murdered Jesus. St.John 8:44-48 says: "Ye are of your father the devil, and the lust
 of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because
 there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own; for he is a liar, and the father
 of it. And because I tell you the truth, ye belive me not. Which of you convinceth me of sin? And,if I
 say the truth, why do ye not belive me? He that is God heareth God's words: ye therefore hear them not
 because ye are not of God. Then answered the jews." The Lord Jesus Christ could NOT speak more
 clearly than that. He say that the jews are not of God and that the jews are the children of the devil and
 living, walking lies. That makes it impossible for the jews to be chosen people.