Tag Archives: Pilate

September 19 – The Disciple Who Came In From the Dark

John 19:16-42; 2 Chronicles 30; Psalm 86 “After this, Joseph of Arimathea, being a disciple of Jesus, but secretly, for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus; and Pilate gave him permission. … Continue reading

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September 18 – Taking Part in God’s Plan

John 18:38-19:16; 2 Chronicles 29; Psalm 85 “The Jews answered him, ‘We have a law, and according to our law He ought to die, because He made Himself the Son of God.’ Therefore, when Pilate heard that saying, he was … Continue reading

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September 17 – If Accusations Spread Like Wildfire, Shouldn’t God’s Grace?

John 18:19-38; 2 Chronicles 27-28; Psalm 84 “Pilate then went out to them and said, ‘What accusation do you bring against this Man?’ They answered and said to him, ‘If He were not an evildoer, we would not have delivered … Continue reading

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July 10 – Totally God, Totally Man, Totally Dead

Mark 15:21-47; 1 Kings 11; Hosea 13 “Pilate marveled that He was already dead; and summoning the centurion, he asked him if He had been dead for some time. So when he found out from the centurion, he granted the … Continue reading

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July 9 – Dealing With Popular Opinion

Mark 15:1-20; 1 Kings 10; Hosea 11:12; Hosea 12 “Pilate answered and said to them again, ‘What then do you want me to do with Him whom you call the King of the Jews?’ So they cried out again, ‘Crucify … Continue reading

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February 1 – By the Way, Something Sounds Different

Luke 23:1-25; Genesis 41; Psalm 32 “And they began to accuse Him, saying, ‘We found this fellow perverting the nation, and forbidding to pay taxes to Caesar, saying that He Himself is Christ, a King.’ Then Pilate asked Him, saying, … Continue reading

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June 10 – Who Defines Your Walk With God?

2 Chronicles 34-36 John 19:1-22 “After this, Pilate tried to let Jesus go. But some in the crowd cried out, ‘Anyone who makes himself king is against Caesar. If you let this man go, you are no friend of Caesar.’” … Continue reading

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June 9 – Looking For Truth in The Only Right Place

2 Chronicles 32-33 John 18:19-40 “Pilate said, ‘So you are a king!’ Jesus answered, ‘You are the one saying I am a king. This is why I was born and came into the world: to tell people the truth. And … Continue reading

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May 6 – When God Doesn’t Meet Our Expectations

1 Kings 21-22 Luke 23:26-56 “When all the people who had gathered there to watch saw what happened, they returned home, beating their chests because they were so sad.” (Luke 23:48 NCV) The crucifixion has so many lessons for us. … Continue reading

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May 5 – “But Everyone Else Is Doing It.”

1 Kings 19-20 Luke 23:1-25 “But they continued to shout, demanding that Jesus be crucified. Their yelling became so loud that Pilate decided to give them what they wanted.” (Luke 23:23-24) The trials of Jesus were tense. The Sanhedrin couldn’t … Continue reading

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