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  • Jesus And Pilate

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 11, 2002
    based on 101 ratings
     | 5,498 views

    An examination of the meeting of Jesus and Pontius Pilate and the lessons that can be gained from their encounter, concerning the nature of civil authority and our relationship to it.

    The Jewish authorities wanted Jesus dead but were unwilling to kill Him themselves because they did not wish to lose favor with the common people who believed in Jesus. They wanted Rome to do it. They wanted Rome to take the blame. The evil Jewish authorities played Pontius Pilate like a fiddle ...read more

  • Auto Pilate

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 6, 2015
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,189 views

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    Auto-Pilate John 18:28-19:16 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/AutoPilate.html It's the beginning of the end for Jesus, Who is the beginning and has no end. And what looks like the end of Him, is only the beginning of life for us! In rapid fire succession we are about to study the arrest of ...read more

  • Pilate's Dilemma

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 11, 2006
    based on 26 ratings
     | 5,131 views

    What was Pilate to do with the Christ? That really was his dilemma. What was he to do with this man? In the end, Pilate made his decision to condemn an innocent man to death and allow the crowds and the chief priests to have their ways.

    PILATE’S DILEMMA MARK 15:1-15 INTRODUCTION... READ MARK 15:1-15 I. THE PRIESTS (verses 1-11) We find that in the dilemma of Pilate he had the chief priests and elders and the teachers of the law pulling at him in certain directions. Pilate correctly percieved that these religious leaders ...read more

  • Mrs Pilate's Dream

    Contributed by Bradley Boydston on Mar 24, 2002
    based on 131 ratings
     | 7,621 views

    Matthew includes the story of Pilate’s wife’s dream to reinforce in our minds the innocence of our Savior.

    Lord, you have given the Bible to be the revelation of your great love for us, and of your power and will to save us. Grant that our study of it might not be made in vain by the callousness or carelessness of our hearts, but that we might wisely hear your words, note, learn, and inwardly ...read more

  • Pilate- Career Opportunist

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Apr 9, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,439 views

    A review of Pilate’s career and how God has our careers in hand

    Pilate - Career Opportunist Luke 23: 1-24 A Man with a dilemma Career or justice Who was Pilate? Upper-middle class Procurator of Judea power of life and death/ appointed High Priests/ controlled Temple and funds First recorded action (Josephus: Ant. 18: ...read more

  • Pilate's Moral Struggle Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 22, 2005
    based on 59 ratings
     | 20,699 views

    Expository sermon dealing with Pilate’s decision. Movie clip from the "Patriot" illustrates the importance of making courageous decisions.

    Pilate’s Moral Struggle Fortifying the Foundations # 41 John 19:1-16[1] 7-18-04 In our text this morning we encounter a tremendous moral struggle. The man experiencing this struggle is the governor of Judea, Pontius Pilate. His struggle begins when providence brings him face to face ...read more

  • I Believe In Pontius Pilate Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jul 13, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 4,274 views

    1. Jesus Christ humbled himself. 2. Jesus Christ surrendered himself. 3. Jesus Christ gave himself to save us.

    The Apostle’s Creed, which we are studying, is a creed of contrasts. Listen to the stark opposites to which we profess faith: “I believe in Jesus Christ, his only Son our Lord, who was conceived by the Holy Spirit, born of the virgin Mary.” From that great pronouncement of Christ’s uniqueness, ...read more

  • Pontius Pilate And The Passion

    Contributed by William Yates on Mar 15, 2004
    based on 112 ratings
     | 4,962 views

    Since the Passion has been released, critics have claimed that Mel Gibson presented too nice of a Pilate. So who was the real Pontius Pilate? This is what we examine in the text of this sermon.

    As you know, since the movie the Passion has come out there has been a storm of controversy. One of the points of controversy about the film is that Mel Gibson didn’t portray a Pontius Pilate that was malicious enough. So on pondering this, I decided to try to research who the real Pontius ...read more

  • Annas, Herod, And Pilate Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Apr 10, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,518 views

    This message is on three men who condemned Jesus to death. Annas, Herod and Pilate were all driven by different demons.

    Annas, Herod, & Pilate Billy Graham was invited to be honored at a luncheon in January 2000 in Charlotte, NC. He was in his 80’s with Parkinson’s disease at the time so he initially hesitated to accept the invitation. But the Charlotte leaders said, "We don’t expect a major address. Just ...read more

  • The Evasion: Pilate's Decision Series

    Contributed by Timothy Smith on Apr 15, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,421 views

    4th in 5 part Series using the popular TV show, CSI, to investigate the death and subsequent resurrection of Jesus Christ.

    THE EVASION: Pilate’s Decision CSI: Murder of God - Week 5 MATT.27:11-26 INTRODUCTION: (Intro mpeg to CSI:31) So far in our investigation of the murder of Jesus Christ we’ve come across a number of suspects. We have looked at the religious leaders who, because of their envy, wanted to ...read more

  • A Visit From Pilate

    Contributed by David Ward on Apr 22, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,565 views

    This is a first person narrative sermon as Pontius Pilate, with a challenge to "choose your king."

    “A Visit From Pilate” John 18-19 (INTRODUCTION) Greetings, people of Living Hope Community Church in the city of Durham in the province of Northern Carolina. My name is Pilatos. You may call me—Pilatos. I despise the name “Pilate.” For one thing, I do not care for your modern-day flying ...read more

  • Jesus And Pontius Pilate Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Mar 30, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 6,746 views

    Who was Pontius Pilate? Read this sermon to find out more.

    Passion/Palm Sunday Yr C, 1/04/2007 Lk 23:1-49 Rev. Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson Pastor of Grace Lutheran Church, & Chaplain of The Good Samaritan Society’s South Ridge Village, Medicine Hat, Alberta “Jesus and Pontius Pilate” Today we focus on one of the key actors of Christ’s Passion, ...read more

  • Jesus' Trial Of Pilate

    Contributed by Donovan Myers on Jun 15, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,779 views

    Who was really on trial? Jesus or Pilate?

    The entire story seems to be about Pilate grappling with the issues of truth and justice. The entire story is also about the Jewish leaders and their pathetic and flagrant disregard for life and innocence. But the story is also about Jesus’ steadfast commitment to the people for whom he came. ...read more

  • Key Players In The Crucifixion: Pontius Pilate Series

    Contributed by Dennis Cocks on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 29 ratings
     | 11,392 views

    Tonight we look at Pontius Pilate. The phrase “suffered under Pontius Pilate” is used in many a churches creed and has possibly been translated into more languages around the world than even the Bible. Even though he stepped onto the stage of human hi

    KEY PLAYERS IN THE CRUCIFIXION: PONTIUS PILATE TEXT: MATTHEW 27:1-2; 11-26 INTRODUCTION: Tonight we look at Pontius Pilate. The phrase “suffered under Pontius Pilate” is used in many a churches creed and has possibly been translated into more languages around the world than even the ...read more

  • Pilate's Perspective Of Jesus' Last Week

    Contributed by Michael Worker on Mar 29, 2002
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,936 views

    A view of the last week of Jesus life through the eyes of Pontius Pilate.

    It was the time of the Passover. Typically the Passover was a busy time in Jerusalem. For this reason, Pilate planned to spend several weeks in Jerusalem at this time of year. This year, Procula, his wife, wished to make the trip also, but Pilate refused her. "It’s too risky" he said, "The city ...read more