The Path of Least Resistance

“Finding out that he was under Herod’s authority, he sent him to Herod — who was himself in Jerusalem on that day.” (Luke 23:7)   We have already alluded to this transition, but it should be noted that Luke, always interested in grounding his Gospel in historical events and names recognized by the Roman people,… Read More

Our God is an Awesome God

“But they were persistent, saying, ‘He disturbs the people, teaching through the whole of Judea — starting in Galilee but even here.’ When Pilate heard this, he asked if the man was Galilean.” (Luke 23:5-6)   Those Galileans were always stirring up trouble for the Roman leaders. This is something that the Priests knew and… Read More