May 30 – The Cross And The Sword

But you have a custom of asking me to release one prisoner each year at Passover. Would you like me to release this ‘King of the Jews’?” But they shouted back, “No! Not this man. We want Barabbas!” (Barabbas was a revolutionary.)  (John 18:39-40) Read: 2 Samuel 15:23 – 16:23, John 18:25 – 19:22, Psalm 119:113-128, Proverbs…

Not Peace, But…

Do you think I came to bring peace on earth? No, I tell you, but division. (Luke 12:51) Read: Deuteronomy 32:28-52, Luke 12:35-59, Psalm 78:56-64, Proverbs 12:24 Relate: One of the friendliest guys I have met recently is a man I am going to call Joe. Joe is a Muslim but the way IS is acting almost…

The Cross And The Sword

“What is truth?” Pilate asked. Then he went out again to the people and told them, “He is not guilty of any crime. But you have a custom of asking me to release one prisoner each year at Passover. Would you like me to release this ‘King of the Jews’?” But they shouted back, “No!…