February 7, 2007 RLST 3000-010 Journal #2 Throughout the past few lectures, we have had a chance to uncover the stories of the all four gospels, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. In each of the gospels, they describe the events leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. I understand that this is a touchy subject for many religions because each has their own spiritual guidance. However, I have been thinking about Jesus’ crucifixion and it makes me sad to think that such a spiritually powerful figure was crucified because, from what I have read, some Jewish leaders hated him. Some of the Jewish leaders hated Jesus because he condemned their sins. In general, it seemed that they didn’t want to believe what he was preaching. Maybe the Jewish leaders became jealous because of the amount of attention he was getting, and finally decided to have him killed because of the lack of support they were starting to experience. As the story goes, the Roman governor Pontius Pilate was the man who ordered
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