Left: Ruins of Herod's Palace.
1 It was now the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius, the Roman emperor. Pontius Pilate was governor over Judea; Herod Antipas was ruler over Galilee; his brother Philip was ruler over Iturea and Traconitis; Lysanias was ruler over Abilene.
2 Annas and Caiaphas were the high priests. At this time a message from God came to John son of Zechariah, who was living in the wilderness.
DOES THIS SOUND LIKE LUKE IS MAKING UP A STORY?
1. An exact date is given: A.D. 29.
2. All 8 people are known from history (and can be verified).
3. All were known to live at this exact time. 4. This is not a myth or fairy tale.
"Pilate saith unto him, What is truth? And when he had said this, he went out again unto the Jews, and saith unto them, I find in him no fault at all." John 18:38