I can only speak for myself when I say that my love for my Savior is very small; but I know very well that He loves me with a heart that is ready to bleed without hesitation, even though I'm not worth it.While the characters of the film mostly speak Latin and Aramaic, there are instances where Hebrew was spoken: a) The gathering of the Sanhedrin (Jewish chief Rabbis); b) Simon of Cyrene speaking; and c) The woman who gave water to Jesus on his way to Golgotha.
When he talks to the people, you feel so much goodness in his tone; when he is accused of blasphemy you can feel his innocence even if nothing is spoken.
When he is carrying the cross and falls, Mary runs to him and it's such a symbolic scene of how much she loves her Son, and how much she wants His suffering to end, even though she accepts the will of God.
See more » When Jesus is being whipped, one soldier counts the lashes in Latin.
He pronounces 18 and 19 correctly, but mispronounces 28 and 29.
I haven't been able to take those images out of my mind. It works in so many different levels that it would be impossible to list them. It provoked such degree of hatred around my neck of the woods, that it goes to prove how the devil reacts to holy water.
Most people I spoke to in Los Angeles had made up their minds about the film before actually seeing it. At the end of the day Mel Gibson had the last laugh or the right to have it, although I don't believe that he is laughing.Jesus is brought before Pontius Pilate, the prefect of the Roman province of Judaea, for his sentencing.Pilate listens to the accusations leveled at Jesus by the Pharisees.I can only assume that christians that don't like The Passion of the Christ are those that didn't actually take their time to think about the Passion of Christ. We are the cause of that, and sometimes we better realize it by having it thrown on our faces, however hurt we may end up feeling.Just remember that our pain is nothing compared to our Lord's pain.First of all, passion means suffering, and for all those people that complain about the violence in the movie, I think it's because they don't get Christ's Passion at all.