By John Prall
When he's sentenced to loss of life for the crimes of his existence via Nero, Pilate is forced by way of an emissary from Rome to make a press release in his security. Hesitant in the beginning, he chooses to inform approximately his lifestyles. Orphaned younger, he's raised in a noble Roman kinfolk and turns into the shut pal and better half of Germanicus, the inheritor to the throne. As he grows to manhood, he encounters many outstanding Romans, between them Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, and Claudius, making buddies of a few and enemies of others. He meets and marries Claudia, the affection of his lifestyles. He is going to conflict, grows bold, and turns into in detail familiar with betrayal and homicide. whilst he's despatched by way of Tiberius to Judea as Prefect, as a gift for his providers, he reveals nice trouble in governing the Jews. again and again, his authority is challenged by means of the Jewish leaders, and he as a result grows merciless and conceited as he offers with them. it truly is halfway via his tenure within the province that he has his fateful come across with Jesus, and even supposing he can't comprehend it, his activities on that day will outline the rest of his existence. eventually despatched domestic from Judea in shame, Pilate is exiled to Gaul through the Emperor, leaving his pursuits in ruins. He continues to be in that province for almost 1 / 4 century operating futilely to rebuild his lifestyles, and at last involves notice that it is just his long-past come upon with Jesus that may supply his existence meaning.
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The Narrow Way by John Prall