Monthly Archives: January 2015

Ecce Homo

“So Jesus came out, wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe. Pilate said to them, “Behold the man!”” (John 19:5, ESV) The words in bold: “Behold the man!” are Ecce Homo in Latin.  If you have been to … Continue reading

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Pilate and Jesus

Since Pilate was the Roman governor of Judea and personally interrogated Jesus in the events leading up to the crucifixion, he is a central character in the death of Christ.  The interaction between Jesus and Pilate gives us some fascinating … Continue reading

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Arrest and Trial: Jesus’ Movements

Here is an excellent example of the power of graphics as we study through the book of John.  We have reached John 18 which is the beginning of the arrest, trial, and crucifixion of Jesus.  The gospel writers read like … Continue reading

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Say What?

Sometimes Bible translators really have to struggle with what the Greek of the New Testament means and how to translate that in an understandable way into the target language.  We have a good example of this in John 17.26, the … Continue reading

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Before the Foundation of the World

“Father, I desire that they also, whom you have given me, may be with me where I am, to see my glory that you have given me because you loved me before the foundation of the world.” (John 17:24 ESV) … Continue reading

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