Tag Archives: Caiaphas

April 13 – Responding to the Powers That Be

Acts 4:1-22; Deuteronomy 19-20; Job 13 The phrase “speaking truth to power” has almost become a cliché these days. Sometimes you hear people in power say terrible things and they proclaim that all they are doing is that speaking truth … Continue reading

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April 5 – I am Caiaphas

Matthew 26:47-75; Deuteronomy 3-4; Job 5 Caiaphas had a difficult job. As High Priest he had to lead the Jewish people who were under the occupation of the Romans. It was a fine line to walk. Every so often, a … Continue reading

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September 17 – It’s All About Relationships

John 18:19-38; 2 Chronicles 27-28; Psalm 84 The “trial” of Jesus was chaotic. People were shouting accusations from all around Him. He saw first one “High Priest” and then a second one. (The understanding is that the son in law … Continue reading

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September 6 – God Still Speaks

John 11:28-57; 2 Chronicles 12-13; Psalm 76 God uses all kinds of people in many different ways. A pagan king, Cyrus, was called “God’s anointed.” As we live in a diverse world that speaks with many voices, sometimes it’s hard … Continue reading

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September 6 – One for All

John 11:28-57; 2 Chronicles 12-13; Psalm 76 In almost every great movie about World War II there is a moment of decision when information or action is needed and the only way to get it is if one of the … Continue reading

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“His blood be upon us and upon our children”

Matthew 27:24-25 It was the trial of Jesus and things were getting pretty ugly. Pilate saw which way the wind was blowing and made a decision. “When Pilate saw that he was getting nowhere, but that instead an uproar was … Continue reading

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