Jesus answered, “You would have no authority over Me, unless it had been given you from above; for this reason he who delivered Me to you has the greater sin.” John 19:11
Pontius Pilate believed he ruled the world. He believe he had total power and authority over everyone and everything, including Jesus. However Pilate was just as misled as many people are today.
People today still mock Jesus, they still curse his name. They falsely believe that they are free and have power over their lives. However just as Pilate came to realize, we all will one day. We are slaves to sin and death without Jesus Christ. The only one who can set your free , we put to death because of our wickedness
But they cried out, Away with him, away with him, crucify him. Pilate saith unto them, Shall I crucify your King? The chief priests answered, We have no king but Caesar. John 19:15
After Pilate spent some time with Jesus , he realized Jesus is the Son of God. Pilate wanted to release him, he even washed his hands of his death. However the influence from the masses was greater than his heart for God.
Even today the world is still trying to crucify Christ. All the immorality and evil of this world, is the same as screaming for the blood of Christ. People living in lawlessness have no King but Satan.
When I saw Him, I fell at His feet like a dead man. And He placed His right hand on me, saying, “Do not be afraid; I am the first and the last,and the living One; and I was dead, and behold, I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of death and of Hades. Revelation 1:17-18
The world thought by killing Jesus all there morality issues would disappear. But nobody has authority over Christ, Jesus layed down his life to pay the debts of his people. Now he’s alive forevermore and coming back soon! Are you ready? Who is your King? Who is your Lord?