Contributed on Mar 2, 2004
See how Caiaphas unknowingly spoke the truth about Jesus while trying to plan for his crucifixion.
March 3, 2004 John 11:47-53 “Here is this man performing many miraculous signs. 48 If we let him go on like this, everyone will believe in him, and then the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation.” 49 Then one of them, named Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, ...read more
Contributed on Mar 8, 2004
How the Sanhedrin unknowingly but truthfully said, "he saved others, but he can’t save himself."
March 10, 2004 Matthew 27:41-44 In the same way the chief priests, the teachers of the law and the elders mocked him. 42 “He saved others,” they said, “but he can’t save himself! He’s the King of Israel! Let him come down now from the cross, and we will believe in him. 43 He trusts in God. ...read more
Contributed on Mar 16, 2004
How the officials accused Jesus of deserving to die for breaking the law - and how the law ended up stating that very thing - but a different law.
March 17, 2004 John 19:4-7 Pilate came out and said to the Jews, “Look, I am bringing him out to you to let you know that I find no basis for a charge against him.” 5 When Jesus came out wearing the crown of thorns and the purple robe, Pilate said to them, “Here is the man!” 6 As soon as the ...read more
Contributed on Mar 23, 2004
How the Jews asked for Jesus’ blood to be on them and their children, and how their wish came true in more ways than one.
March 24, 2004 Matthew 27:24-26 24 When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that instead an uproar was starting, he took water and washed his hands in front of the crowd. “I am innocent of this man’s blood,” he said. “It is your responsibility!” 25 All the people answered, “Let his ...read more
Contributed on Mar 30, 2004
How the chief priests spoke the truth when they said, "we have no king but Caesar." The government is no king to have as Christians.
March 31, 2004 John 19:12-17 “Where do you come from?” he asked Jesus, but Jesus gave him no answer. 10 “Do you refuse to speak to me?” Pilate said. “Don’t you realize I have power either to free you or to crucify you?” 11 Jesus answered, “You would have no power over me if it were not ...read more
Contributed on Apr 5, 2004
How Paul spoke about the benefits of communion in the fellowship that it brought about.
April 8, 2004 1 Corinthians 10:16-17 Is not the cup of thanksgiving for which we give thanks a participation in the blood of Christ? And is not the bread that we break a participation in the body of Christ? 17 Because there is one loaf, we, who are many, are one body, for we all partake of ...read more
Contributed on Apr 6, 2004
How the centurion and the soldiers said, "surely he was the Son of God," after Jesus had died.
April 9, 2004 Matthew 27:45-54 From the sixth hour until the ninth hour darkness came over all the land. 46 About the ninth hour Jesus cried out in a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lama sabachthani?”—which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” 47 When some of those standing ...read more
Contributed on Apr 8, 2004
How Gamaliel spoke the truth about the Gospel of Jesus Christ against the hatred of the Sanhedrin - but also in his own indecisiveness.
April 11, 2004 Acts 5:34-39 A Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, who was honored by all the people, stood up in the Sanhedrin and ordered that the men be put outside for a little while. 35 Then he addressed them: “Men of Israel, consider carefully what you intend to do to these ...read more