Monthly Archives: July 2013

A Sign for the King

This wasn’t a huge sign. It probably was made of painted wood, and it listed the crime for which the victim was being executed. But, ironically, what the sign described in John 19:19-22 stated was both false and true. Christ … Continue reading

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The Crown of Thorns

The crown of thorns placed on the head of Jesus by Pilate’s cruel soldiers was a parody of the triumphal wreath of a conqueror. John 19:1-5 describes the flogging and mocking of Jesus, apparently in an effort by Pilate to … Continue reading

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Renewal and Rainbows: God’s Covenant with Noah

“God puts his rainbow in the sky so that he will see it and remember. I suspect that would be very encouraging to Noah because that is how it began. When God created the world, the refrain went ‘and God … Continue reading

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What Is Truth?

“What is truth?” That can be an honest question, it can be the frustration of despair, or reflect skeptical irony. The question is important, and your life depends on how you answer it. John 18:28-40 focuses on that question and … Continue reading

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