(F.F.F. Website Story)
Their priests say he proclaimed himself ‘King of the Jews’ … thus was a threat to the Empire.
“My Kingdom is not of this world,” he said.
“Then Rome has no case against you,” I said.
They showed the wretch to the mob who bayed for his crucifixion.
Well, I don’t have enough soldiers in Jerusalem to quell a revolt, so I called for water.
Washed my hands of it. Gave him over to the local justice.
Such barbarians, these Judeans!
Now he’s crucified and in his tomb; that’s the end of the matter.
Ha! ‘Not of this world.’