Pilate was in control, or so it would seem. It appeared that he had all of the power. Jesus was brought before him on trumped-up allegations. The angry mob was calling for Jesus to be crucified.
Jesus was silent.
“Do you refuse to speak to me,” Pilate asked. “Don’t you realize I have power either to free you or to crucify you?” (John 19:10)
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