DO YOU SAY SOMETHING BECAUSE IT IS TRUE? | 2005-08-06
Notice that I explained WHY people say, "We all crucified Christ." They say it because it is so Politically Correct.
They do NOT say it because it is TRUE.
If you have a reason to say anything then I have a reason not to believe you.
When people debate whether the Jews crucified Christ or the Romans crucified Christ or we all crucified Christ they are forgetting the most important point a Christian must keep in mind
They are forgetting who is in charge here.
Each group has a reason to say what he says. Anti-Semites want the Jews to be responsible. Politically Correct people want the Romans or all of us to bear the responsibility.
If anybody has a reason to say what he says, then I don't believe what he says. So I came up with a very useful theological reminder, but not because I know theology. Every Bible Belt teenager knows all the facts I recited here.
I understand the situation because I understand people. I can identify with Pilate, I cannot identify with Christ. Pilate could not understand why Christ was going to the Cross on purpose, for something Pilate considered abstract and theoretical.
Going to the Cross was something that did Christ no good at all.
In other words, Pilate was in the exactly the same position I am.
As C. S. Lewis said, "Christ was God or He was a madman."
Jesus went to the Cross for no reason except that He chose to do so. He had nothing in mind but truth.