No Basis for a Charge…

“And Pilate said to the chief priests and to the crowds, ‘I find no basis for a charge in this man.’” (Luke 23:4) As I read this, I can almost envision Pilate in his frustration kind of thinking to himself, “What now? Here I am, woken up early, trying to get some breakfast, and I… Read More

Politics…

“Thus Pilate went out to them and said, ‘What charge do you bring against this man?” (John 18:29)   Interestingly, John is the only one of the four Gospel writers that records this question from Pilate. The other evangelists simply record the Jews coming to Pilate and accusing Jesus, but John inserts the proper protocol… Read More

Whose Hypocrisy?

“And when dawn came, all the chief priests and the elders of the people deliberated regarding Jesus so that they might put him to death. They bound him and led him away, delivering him to Pilate the governor.” (Matthew 27:1-2)   “And at dawn, immediately the chief priests made deliberations with the elders and scribes… Read More