Another event just prior to Jesus’ crucifixion is related by 1 Timothy 6:13, which is also an early tradition,^23 and perhaps even a part of a more extensive oral Christian confession of faith.^24 This statement asserts that Jesus came before Pontius Pilate and made a good confession.^25 Neufeld points out that Jesus’ testimony was probably his affirmative answer to Pilate’s question as to whether he was the King of the Jews (see Mark 15:2).^26 At any rate, “Jesus did not deny his identity in the trials but made a good confession before the Jews and Pilate.”^27