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

Tearing Down Temples

“They said, ‘This man said, ‘I have the power to demolish the Temple of God and to rebuild in three days.’’” (Matthew 26:61) “And certain ones arose and they bore false witness about him, saying, ‘We heard him say, ‘I will demolish this temple that was made with human hands and in three days, I… Read More