Monthly Archives: February 2015

Pilate the Vacillating Questioner

As I get to the second half of John 18 and the epic scene between Jesus and Pilate, I am struck by Pilate’s personality.  The way that John records the interrogation of Jesus, Pilate does almost nothing but ask questions. … Continue reading

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Jesus Before Annas

“The high priest questioned Jesus about His disciples and about His teaching. “I have spoken openly to the world,” Jesus answered him. “I have always taught in the synagogue and in the temple complex, where all the Jews congregate, and … Continue reading

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The Saddest “Again” in the Scriptures

“Peter again denied it, and at once a rooster crowed.” (John 18:27, ESV) I love Peter!  He comes across as such a larger than life character in the gospels.  He’s always on the precipice of a gigantic success (“Simon Peter … Continue reading

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