Therefore Pilate entered again into the Praetorium, and summoned Jesus and said to Him, “Are You the King of the Jews?” Jesus answered, “Are you saying this on your own initiative, or did others tell you about Me?” John 18:33-34
While reading and studying scripture , its important to look at it from a “Jewish” perspective and not a “Gentile” view. When looking at this interaction between Pilate and Jesus, its important to understand the significance of the title “King of The Jews”.
This title is reference to being proclaimed “The Messiah” or “Christ”. The fulfillment of all the Old Testament prophesies where God became flesh and dwelt among us. This is obviously not a light title to claim, as its seen evident by the religious leaders.
So the chief priests of the Jews were saying to Pilate, “Do not write, ‘The King of the Jews’; but that He said…
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