So Jesus came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, “Behold the man!” When the chief priests and the officers saw him, they cried out, “Crucify him, crucify him!” Pilate said to them, “Take him yourselves and crucify him, for I find no guilt in him.” The Jews answered him, “We have a law, and according to that law he ought to die because he has made himself the Son of God.”
Pontius Pilate points at Jesus and says, “Behold the man!”
The Jewish Leaders point at Jesus and say, “…he ought to die because he has made himself the Son of God.”
Jesus is the man. He is all mankind reduced to one person.
He takes the sins of all mankind, from Adam to the last baby that will ever be conceived, and they become His sins.
And for those sins, he will die. Willingly. Lovingly. To save us all.
The Original Sin is that we make ourselves God. Satan tempted Adam and Eve with the fruit in the garden saying, “You will be like God!”
All the sin that mankind commits can be reduced to that one, Original Sin.
So Jesus becomes all of mankind. “Behold the man!”
Jesus takes all of mankind’s sins upon himself. “For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin” (2 Corinthians 5:21).
Pilate was right.
Behold the man!
The Jewish Leaders were right.
Jesus must die.
God is glorified.
Jesus will die to save us all from our sin!
And so He does.
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