The Passion and the People: Pilate

Pilate Washing His hands

Matthew 27:11-14, 24-26   The Governor, Pontius Pilate.  Every week, we mention this man in the creeds, who caused our Savior to suffer, whom He crucified.  Still, who is this mystery man, who brought the weight of an Empire on our Savior’s shoulders?  Let’s begin with what we understand about Pontius Pilate from history. The […]

Hidden in the Savior’s Rejection by the World: Luke 18:33-19:1

Jesus before Pilate

What a contrast we have between Jesus and Pilate?  On one side is Jesus.  He testifies that He is a king, but that His kingdom is not of this world.  He testifies that all who are on the side of truth listen to Him: they hear and follow His Word, believe in Him, trust Him, […]