Passion Of The Christ Analysis

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The Divine Plan The Passion of the Christ, a Hollywood portrayal of the judgement and crucifixion of Jesus Christ, brings to life the Gospel’s narration of the most important day of mankind. This paper will demonstrate that although the movie’s depiction slanted towards a bias of the Jewish people being against Jesus, the Sanhedrin were not representatives of the sediment of the Jews. It will also show that Pontius Pilate, a man of consciousness, was ultimately used as a pawn by God to carry out the inevitable death of Jesus. Finally, this paper will demonstrate that the death of Jesus was not a result of the Sanhedrin or Pontius Pilot, but rather the inevitable result of the sins of man.
The Sanhedrin The Passion of the Christ begins at the end of Jesus’ life. There are many elements that are critical for the uneducated Christian to know about Jesus, his
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It takes the viewer on a dark path of deceit, violence, inhumane behavior displayed by the Roman soldiers, and cowardliness displayed by the Sanhedrin and the Roman Governor, Pilate. The lack of character and plot development left viewers with assumptions that were not accurate to the Gospel. The majority of the Jews in Jerusalem hailed Jesus as their Messiah. It was the Jewish leaders that feared the impact that Jesus could have over their people so they arrested and tried Jesus while they were asleep. Pilate, too, was a greedy, selfish emperor. Only when he was faced with the Son of God did he display a conscious and fear what that he did not understand. In the scheme of things, he was a pawn in the final act controlled by God. His insecurity and need for power were the final triggers that called for Jesus’ death. The events played out in the movie and in life, of that dreadful evening, were an inevitable close to Jesus life on this earth and an open door for Christians to eternal

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